Two men were arrested on suspicion of the attempted burglary of a San Marino home Friday after a resident called San Marino Police to report an unknown man knocking at her front door and ringing her door bell and another man trying to open her back door, the said in statement Friday.
The resident lives in the 1700 block of San Gabriel Boulevard and called police at around 11:37 a.m.
After searching the area and not finding the suspects, officers shortly thereafter saw a suspicious person on Duarte Road getting into a truck similar to a truck in a photograph that the resident provided to police.
When officers stopped the truck, the resident who had called police was brought to the traffic stop in an unmarked police vehicle with tinted windows and identified one of the men as the man who was at her front door earlier.
A later inspection of the resident’s rear door revealed pry marks to the door knob.
The two suspects arrested in the attempted burglary were Tom Lam Truong (29) of Rosemead and Soi Jesse Chu (30) of Temple City. Both suspects were taken to the Alhambra jail, where they each remain on $50,000 bail.
Residents with any information regarding this incident or these suspects is urged to contact the San Marino Police Department at (626) 300-0720.