Atherton police responding to a call about an open door at a home on Mesa Court on Wednesday morning caught and arrested two alleged burglars.
Atherton police reported the two men had allegedly entered the home by breaking a side door lock to the garage and an interior door lock.
A vehicle containing items taken from the residence was inside the home's closed garage and items from the home were also found on the men, including personal checks, police said.
Jose Coria Calderon, 25, Redwood City and Richard Nicholson, 52, San Francisco were arrested and booked into the San Mateo County jail on residential burglary charges, police said.
Police said both men "have a long and extensive criminal history for theft and violent felonies."