Michael Rodriguez, 19, has been arrested in connection with a burglary after San Antonio police allegedly found him with the stolen property in the backyard of the house next door. The victim called police shortly after the burglary on Nov. 11.
An arrest warrant affidavit stated that the man told officers he had left his garage open earlier in the day.
He said when he went to investigate a noise he heard coming from the garage, he saw the gate on his neighbor’s backyard slamming closed, the affidavit stated.
He told police he also looked in the garage and noticed two bicycles and two helmets were missing.
The victim told police he then saw Rodriguez in the backyard with the bicycles, the affidavit stated.
Police said they questioned Rodriguez and he admitted to stealing the bicycles.