HOBBS, NEW MEXICO - A Hobbs burglar busted in the act by a homeowner.
Police nabbed 39-year-old Rodney Rudy.
He was spotted by the homeowner just after 3:00a.m. Monday morning making his getaway.
Officers caught up with the man a few blocks away carrying a TV and other stolen items.
Police say Rudy dropped everything and ran.
He managed to elude officers for a while but they eventually found him hiding on a roof.
Rudy was arrested and is accused of burglary and evading arrest.
He also had an outstanding warrant.