Suspect arrested in brazen daytime burglary at Anaheim home

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- Police have arrested a 20-year-old Anaheim man in connection with a brazen daytime burglary that was captured on surveillance video.

The footage showed the calm burglar continuing to ransack an Anaheim home even when he realized surveillance cameras were on him as he stole valuables and the resident's truck.

The burglary was reported on Oct. 24 in the 1200 block of N. Lighthouse Lane.

The man used a crowbar to force open the home's front door in the middle of the day. Once inside, he noticed a surveillance camera inside the home. Undeterred, he just tilted it down as he continued to search through the home, spending about 90 minutes on the burglary.

Video also shows him hopping a fence four times as he returned to the house to remove more items.

Matthew Russell Kundrat, 20, of Anaheim, was arrested in connection with a residential burglary caught on video.

Anaheim Police Dept.

The burglar didn't just steal cash, computers and sensitive documents, but also found the keys to the woman's 2004 Dodge 1500 truck which he used to haul everything away.

"How could someone in the middle of the day be so calm and so brazen to hop over a fence four times, enter someone's house, take their belongings and leave?" asked the home's resident.

On Thursday, police arrested Matthew Russell Kundrat, 20, Anaheim, in connection with the crime. The arrest came after the surveillance photo was broadcast to the public through the media and information was provided to the Anaheim that led them to Kundrat.

They arrested him during an investigatory traffic stop and booked him for burglary and possession of stolen property. He was being held on $50,000 bail.

The Dodge truck has not yet been recovered.

Police asked anyone with more information to call Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.
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