Residents of a house on High Street near Waite Drive noticed two strangers attempting to open a door and peeking into windows Saturday afternoon, and police arrived and arrested two suspects, according to La Mesa police.
The residents called police around 3:12 p.m. after they heard someone trying to open a door. The residents then saw a man and a woman looking into windows on the side and back of the house, according to police. Officers arrived and contacted a man in front of the house and a woman on a side of the house. The two suspects were detained without incident, according to police.
The suspects were identified as Alonzo Gibbs, 42, and Mary Gomez, both of San Diego. During the investigation Gibbs attempted to hide his identity by providing the name of his brother, according to police.
Both suspects face a felony attempted burglary charge, and Gibbs faces a charge of providing false identification.
No items were reported stolen and nobody was injured, according to police.
Gibbs was booked into San Diego Central Jail, and Gomez was booked into Las Colinas Detention Facility. According to jail records, Gibbs is being held on $25,000 bail and Gomez is being held on $50,000 bail.