A Gilbert homeowner followed three burglary suspects in his car to a park yesterday afternoon, watching as they chucked his snowboard from their vehicle's window.
The excitement began at about 12:20 p.m. in the 3800 block of East Battale Avenue, when a woman noticed some dudes who had pulled in a red car raiding her garage. She quickly phoned her husband, who saw the red car pulling away as he drove down the street.
The hubby did a u-turn and chased after them. Soon after, he witnessed his snowboard being thrown from the suspects' car.
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The three suspected delinquents, all in their late teens, stopped their vehicle at the park and tried to "reason" with the homeowner, according to a police write-up of the incident, saying they "did not want to get in trouble."
When the man told the kids the cops were already on their way, they bolted -- only to be nabbed shortly after by Gilbert police officers.
Gilbert residents Christopher Pryor, 18, Damien Pryor, 19 and Jamison Ellis, 18, were booked into jail on suspicion of burglary.