CARLSBAD–A local transient was arrested for residential burglary on Friday in Carlsbad, the Carlsbad Police Department said. 

Police officers say 27-year-old Blake Freeman was arrested for burglary and resisting arrest, and was booked into the Vista Detention Facility.

Police officers were called shortly before 3 p.m. concerning an active burglary of a home on the 1000 block of Palm Avenue. 

The resident reported that they came home and discovered a stranger inside their home, at which point they exited their home and called police.