By CBS13 Staff

GALT (CBS13) – A man was arrested this week after being caught burglarizing a home in Galt, authorities said.

Joshua Hunwardsen, 28, of Galt, faces charges of burglary, vandalism, parole violation and weapons charges.

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According to Galt police, officers responded to an in-progress burglary shortly after 9:30 p.m. on April 1 and found an open gate and broken window at the back of the property. The scene was in the area of W. A Street and Emerald Drive. Additionally, two mountain bikes were located that were reported stolen earlier in the day.

Hunwardsen was spotted inside the residence and arrested without incident, police said.

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(credit: Galt Police Department)

While investigating, officers determined a handgun and ammunition were stolen from the residence. Galt police said the gun was located hidden in a toilet inside the home. The gun and ammunition were returned to the owner.

Hunwardsen was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail.

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The bicycles were also returned to their owners.