A loud sound of someone trying to open their door woke the Catherine Street couple around 10 p.m. Thursday, Detective Sgt. James DePreta said.
The 28 year old identifies as Nicholas Maziot fled the scene when officers arrived. Hiding in a back yard Nicholas open his phone and order a Lyft. Moments later thinking his ride had arrived, Maziot suddenly emerged from an Oldis Street backyard and walked toward a "ghost car" driven by Maywood Police Officer Brian Rubio, DePreta said.
"Imagine his surprise," the sergeant said.
By the time that Maziot he realized his mistake, it was too late.
Officers Brian Gallina, Nick Mercoun, and Jorge Orihuela, along with Rubio and Maywood Police Sgt. Kevin Madden quickly had him in custody.