According to the district attorney's office, a neighbor watched Mr. Contreras and a 15-year-old companion knock on the door of a Bieber Avenue home while the other two suspects checked out the backyard during the afternoon of Jan. 26.
Mr. Contreras and the juvenile then allegedly tried to force open a sliding glass door, but all four suspects rode off on bicycles after the attempt failed.
Police responding to the neighbor's phone call said they found Mr. Lopez and Mr. Barajas sitting on a park bench. Mr. Contreras and the juvenile were reportedly hiding in nearby bushes.
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