Homeowner’s app alerts him to break-in at home

Apollo Charles Biggs and Sheryl Annette Loschiavo face charges

Apollo Charles Biggs, 38, attempts a break in to a Salem home on Dec. 7, 2017. (Courtesy: Ring Doorbell through Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Apollo Charles Biggs, 38, attempts a break in to a Salem home on Dec. 7, 2017. (Courtesy: Ring Doorbell through Marion County Sheriff's Office)

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — A Salem homeowner whose app alerted him to a break-in at his home called 911 to report the crime in progress, which led to 2 Portland residents being quickly arrested.

Apollo Charles Biggs, 38, attempts a break in to a Salem home on Dec. 7, 2017. (Courtesy: Ring Doorbell through Marion County Sheriff’s Office)

The incident in the 8000 block of Squirrel Hill Road SE began shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said. The homeowner was at work when his Ring Video Doorbell app let him know what was happening.

He opened the app and saw a man trying to kick and pry open the front door. Deputies arrived and spotted a man and woman matching the homeowner’s description.

Apollo Charles Biggs and Sheryl Annette Loschiavo, both 38, were arrested. Biggs is charged with attempted burglary, criminal mischief and a warrant for a parole violation. Loschiavo faces conspiracy, unlawful possession of meth and attempted burglary.

Apollo Charles Biggs and Sheryl Annette Loschiavo, December 7, 2017 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Apollo Charles Biggs and Sheryl Annette Loschiavo, December 7, 2017 (Marion County Sheriff’s Office)