Caught on video: Burglar seen on surveillance camera in San Bernardino apartment while residents sleep nearby

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) — San Bernardino police arrested a burglary suspect who investigators reported was caught on camera sneaking all-around inside of the victims’ condominium although they were being sleeping.

The incident took place about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 in the 1400 block of West Edgehill Road in San Bernardino, authorities reported.

A person of the folks who was asleep at the time stated she may possibly not have even regarded what happened. But Rachel Sandoval claimed she noticed the surveillance movie from inside the condominium, there was no doubt as to what occurred.

“When my spouse confirmed me the tape of him viewing us slumber, it shook me to the main,” mentioned Sandoval. “It was horrifying.”

Police investigators stated the intruder received access to the apartment by eradicating an air-conditioning unit hooked up to one particular of the home windows. He entered by a room that would commonly be occupied by the Sandoval’s 3-yr-previous baby who calls for 24-7 help by a nurse.

But because the youngster had been ill, they were being sleeping in the living home.

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“I come to feel like that was a very good factor to occur for the reason that the person came in by way of his bedroom window,” Sandoval said.

Surveillance online video displays the suspect leaving the apartment by way of the front doorway. But for some motive, he turned all-around and came back. When he attempted to occur again within, the nurse woke up and confronted him at the doorway.

“That is when the nurse seen him and mentioned, ‘What are you undertaking?’ And he mentioned, ‘Lock your doorway, it is really not risk-free.’ And she’s like, ‘Oh, Alright.”

Sandoval mentioned their nurse didn’t feel anything at all of it at the time it was not until eventually she viewed the surveillance video in the early morning did she comprehend the suspect experienced presently been inside the condominium.

Law enforcement claimed DNA evidence led them to the suspect, who was afterwards arrested.

“It’s astonishing, the sheer brazenness of the suspect’s steps,” mentioned San Bernardino police Sgt. Equino Thomas. “There is a possibility he has committed this criminal offense just before, we are investigating that.

“We are asking if there are victims out there who have not documented it, and they think they have been a sufferer in a crime similar to this, to make sure you achieve out to investigators.”

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