Police: Resident, passersby corral burglary suspect

Victim spotted man trying to get into garage, car

MADISON, Wis. - A man spotted trying to get inside a garage and car was corralled by the resident and two passersby Tuesday evening, according to a release from Madison police.

Police were called to the 400 block of Chestnut Street at 5:44 p.m. when a 22-year-old Madison man said he saw the man try to get into his garage and car. Both were locked.

The resident told police he went outside to confront the man, who tried to walk away. The resident said he called to two passersby who were willing to help hold the man until police arrived.

David J. Beem Jr., 28, of Madison, was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and attempted theft.

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