Man breaks into Encinitas home with owner inside


ENCINITAS (CNS) – A man authorities said may have been under the influence of drugs was taken into custody Tuesday evening on suspicion of committing a “hot prowl” burglary in Encinitas.

The man allegedly broke into a home in the 200 block of Fifth Street, near Moonlight State Beach, about 7:15 p.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

The home’s occupant was inside, but “everyone is OK,” the department’s watch commander said.

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