Twin Falls Neighbor Calls in Attempted Burglary
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Quick action on the part of a neighbor watching a house helped the Twin Falls Police to arrest two Twin Falls males.
Authorities say at 10:24 am Tuesday, they were sent to Elizabeth Blvd. and Trotter Drive. A neighbor reported that two males were attempting to kick in doors of a home. When police arrived they spotted two people removing electronics and other items from a house near that intersection.
Authorities say a brief foot pursuit began in which one person was apprehended and the second suspect was located in a nearby yard. The first suspect, identified at Jose Ramirez, 27 of Twin Falls, was arrested at 10:38 a.m. Then, police arrested James Larsen, 30 also of Twin Falls at 10:58 a.m.
During the pursuit Ramirez was held at gunpoint for a time. No injuries were reported. Both suspects have been charged with forced residential burglary and a firearm violation. Ramirez was also charged with a parole violation.