SAUSALITO -- A Fremont man was arrested after being interrupted while allegedly burglarizing a home along the waterfront just north of Sausalito on Sunday morning, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.
A resident of Gate 6 Road called 911 around 10:30 a.m. to report that he had just returned from walking his dog when he saw a man inside his home, sheriff's officials said.
An arriving deputy spotted the suspect on the home's back deck, and then saw him walk back into the home.
Additional deputies arrived and surrounded the residence, but the suspect did not respond to initial attempts to speak to him, according to the sheriff's office. As deputies approached the home, however, the suspect stepped out the front door was taken into custody.
A search revealed that the suspect appeared to have been gathering items inside the home to steal, and several items belonging to the victim were found in his pockets, according to the sheriff's office.
The suspect was identified as 39-year-old David Hutherson. He was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary, possession of stolen property and being under the influence of narcotics.
He was booked into jail and was being held on $50,000 bail.
Sausalito police and two deputies from the sheriff's Marine Patrol assisted in the response.
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