Pleasanton Weekly

Community Pulse - April 17, 2009

Police Bulletin

Suspected burglar Tasered, arrested

Pleasanton police arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly burglarizing a home after a resident reported seeing a suspicious person in a backyard April 10, according to the Pleasanton Police Department.

Around 9 p.m., the resident called police when he saw a suspicious man in the 2300 block of Meadowlark Circle. Percel Costello of Oakland ran away when officers confronted him, prompting a pursuit and one officer to deploy a Taser, police said.Costello was not injured, but he was taken into custody without further incident, police said. He had property from the home on him at the time, police said.

Police are commending the resident for reporting suspicious activity.

--Bay City News

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