Police will charge Roderick Marshall, 23, of Compton with multiple counts of residential burglary after he broke into an apartment at 609 Prospect Avenue and fled the scene Thursday morning, confirmed Police Chief Joe Payne.
Marshall was found hiding on the roof of an Orange Grove home.
Around 7:15 a.m., received a call from workers at 609 Prospect Avenue, who said they had chased a male from a tented/fumigated apartment building at that address.
The witnesses allegedly followed the suspect into the apartments between Charter Oak and Magnolia west of Orange Grove, according to Payne.
With the help of a police helicopter and canine units, officers and detectives at the scene established a perimeter and located the suspect hiding on a roof at 639 Orange Grove around 9:45 a.m. Thursday.
Marshall was taken into custody without incident and all stolen property was recovered. He is being charged with multiple counts of residential burglary and detectives are looking into possible robbery charges as well, Payne wrote to Patch in an email.
Payne said a female suspect allegedly involved in the burglary was also taken into custody Thursday.
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