CASA DE ORO – Just after 2 a.m. Sunday, a La Mesa couple were awakened by an intruder who turned the light on in their bedroom.
The couple, who live in the 4300 block of Merritt Boulevard, called 911 and police arrived as the intruder was exiting the home.
Police arrested 21-year-old Antonio Renojjurez of Los Angeles and charged him with residential burglary.
Police say Ronojjurez had belongings of the startled couple in his possession when he was arrested.
The investigation in continuing. Anyone with information is urged to call the La Mesa Police Department at (619) 667-1400.
You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com
). You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.