TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Town of Tonawanda Police thwarted a burglary in progress Wednesday night after receiving reports from a neighbor who said that she observed suspicious people outside with flashlights.
Officers who arrived on scene found broken glass, a door that was forced open, and the glow of flashlights in the second floor of the home.
Inside, the officers located two 18-year-old men hiding in a closet.
Both suspects were arrested for burglary, possession of burglary tools, larceny, criminal mischief, and criminal possession of a controlled substance.
The suspects were arraigned in Tonawanda Town Court. They are scheduled to return to court Aug. 15 for a felony hearing.