Christmas Eve burglars thwarted by alert neighbor

An alert neighbor led Keizer police officers to an attempted burglary on Saturday, Dec. 24. About 11:45 p.m., officers responded to 1497 Golden Lane N. where the caller suspected his neighbor’s house was being broken into. The man knew his neighbor was not planning on being home that evening. While en route to the scene, officers were told the suspects were making several trips from the residence to a waiting 2006 Nissan Quest. Upon arrival, they found 40-year-old Ryan James Richards, of Salem, sitting behind the wheel of the vehicle. Thirty-year-old Teisha Danae Schaecher, of Salem, was found hiding...

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