Beaumont police officers arrested a burglar they say was caught in the act on Wednesday, April 9, in the 800 block of Monterrey Drive.
Officers responded to a call of a possible burglary in progress on Monterrey Drive at about 10:10 am. The caller reportedly observed an unknown male trying to pick a lock at a residence there. One of the responding officers was checking the area and could hear someone breaking glass. Officers located 17-year-old Joshua Devonte Gary of Beaumont as he was attempting to enter the house through the window he had just broken, according to BPD.Gary was arrested and transported to Jefferson County Correctional Facility.