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Update: Police Arrest Burglary Suspect in Las Playas Community off Batiquitos

Police and a Sheriff's helicopter spent about an hour Monday evening around the 6800 block of Briarwood looking for a suspect possibly armed with a large knife.

Updated: 6:11 a.m. Tuesday

Monday at 4:48 p.m. the Carlsbad Police Department was dispatched to the 800 block of Ginger Ave to investigate an unknown male subject forcing entry into a residence. 

The suspect, later identified as Joshua Bishop, 24, was observed by witnesses exiting the back of the residence and leaving the area on foot.

The San Diego Sheriff's Department helicopter was also called in to help find the suspect.

The Carlsbad Police Department conducted a comprehensive search of the area and with information provided by citizens in the neighborhood, took Bishop into custody in 6800 block of Briarwood Dr at 6:08 p.m. Monday. 

Bishop will be booked into the Vista Detention Facility for residential burglary.  This case has been forwarded to the General Investigations Division of the Carlsbad Police Department pending investigative follow up. 

–Carlsbad Police Press Release contributed to this report

Patrick Canler February 26, 2013 at 02:40 AM
UPDATE PER SCANNER TRAFFIC: The suspect has been taken into custody and is off the street tonight.
Patrick Canler February 26, 2013 at 02:41 AM
Yeah Allison, you are correct!
Deanne Goodman February 26, 2013 at 02:43 AM
Confirmed in custody
Caren Sipiora February 26, 2013 at 03:45 AM
Thank you Carlsbad PD!
Balut February 27, 2013 at 06:44 AM
If this guy would have broken into our home he would have met our three year old Belgian Malinois (Dog) and it wouldn't have been pretty.

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