Burglar arrested after leaving receipt at scene of the crime



A receipt left at the scene of a home break-in led to the arrest of a Westlake Village man on suspicion of burglary, police said.

The Thousand Oaks Police Department said Craig Barnikel, 39, of Westlake Village dropped a receipt from CVS pharmacy while he was robbing a home on Bear River Circle, Thousand Oaks, in July.

The crime was reported July 23 after the victims returned from a 10-day vacation to find their home in Westlake Hills ransacked.

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