PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two suspected burglars who had plans to break into a pharmacy in the Spring Garden neighborhood Monday night were caught before they committed the crime.

Darnell Peak and Evan Ezell are charged with criminal conspiracy, among other things.

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The two were in a stolen Chevy van that pulled up in the rear of Waltmire pharmacy of Spring Garden Avenue. Peak and Ezell were reportedly planning to use a ladder and a rope to break in through the roof, according to pharmacy owner Don Waltmire.

The police showed up quickly because a neighbor became suspicious after seeing the Chevy cruising the neighborhood without its headlights on.

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Waltmire told KDKA-TV news Monday night that Peak and Ezell didn’t have a chance to put up the ladder because police arrived on the scene so quickly.

He praises the police and a neighbor for calling 911.

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