Yeudi Alvarez Hernandez, 22, and Lefty Rodriguez, 23, both of Elizabeth, were arrested and charged in connection with a home burglary on the 900 block of Brown Avenue in Westfield on Friday, Jan. 11, according to the Westfield Police Department.
A neighbor reported two suspicious males in the area and responding police officers located the suspects inside the residence. They attempted to flee the scene but were apprehended following a brief foot chase.
Hernandez and Rodriguez were transported to the Westfield Police Department, where they were charged with burglary to a residence, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, and obstructing administration of law. They were processed and committed to Union County Jail with bail set at $20,000.