A 34-year-old man was arrested Sunday night for allegedly attempting to burglarize a home in Santa Cruz before getting caught by the homeowner, according to police.Officers responded to a report of a burglary at a home in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue around 7:15 p.m.The victim arrived home and found a man filling up a garbage can with items from his home, police said. He tried to stop the suspect but the man fled with his property.Following a yard-to-yard search of the neighborhood, officers found the suspect hiding behind the storage shed of a home in the same block based on a description provided by the homeowner and neighbors. The homeowner’s property was returned and the suspect, identified as Santa Cruz resident Brian Eaton, was arrested and booked into Santa Cruz County jail. He had previously been arrested multiple times for theft and drug-related charges, according to police.
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