LANCASTER – A woman came home late Wednesday afternoon and found six thieves burglarizing her home, according to a Lancaster Station press report. The burglars ran from the victim’s home, but were captured at another home up the street, where they were found hiding in a small closet.
Inside the garage of the second home was nearly all of the property stolen from the first home, along with items stolen during a burglary that happened two days earlier. All six burglary suspects were promptly arrested.
Additionally, keys belonging to the victim and a pair of worn panties belonging to the victim’s teenaged daughter were found stuffed inside the pants pocket of one of the suspects, authorities said.
The following is the press report from the Lancaster Station:
On Wednesday, at 4:45 PM, Lancaster Sheriff’s Station Patrol Deputies, assisted by the Lancaster Station Burglary Suppression Team, LANCAP, TOP/CORE and Cops Deputies, responded to a burglary in progress call, located in the 45200 block of 18th Street East.
The owner of the home burglarized had returned home and interrupted the suspects burglarizing her home.
The suspects fled from the location, and ran northbound from the home.
Witnesses in the area directed Burglary Suppression Team deputies to a home located on the corner of 18th Street East and Avenue H-12, where the witnesses said they saw a suspect run into.
Burglary Suppression Team deputies, assisted by LANCAP and patrol deputies, contained the location, and subsequently located six burglary suspects in the home.
The suspects when found, were all hiding together in a small closet inside the house.
Four adults, and two juveniles were detained. The juveniles were not identified due to their ages, and the adults were identified as:
- Diamond Crosby, male, Black, 20;
- Tyler Adams, male, Black, 20;
- Nathaniel Freeman, male, Black, 21; and
- Gian Glover, male, Black, 20, all of Lancaster.
Located in the garage of the house was almost all of the property stolen from the victim’s home, including televisions, cellular phones, and a large amount of jewelry.
When Diamond Crosby was arrested, keys belonging to the victim’s home were found in his pants pocket, along with a pair of worn panties, which the victim identified as belonging to her teenage daughter.
Also located in the garage with the property stolen from the victim’s home on 18th Street East, was additional property that was stolen in a residential burglary that occurred two days earlier.
The adults are being held at the Lancaster Station on burglary charges, with all having bail set in the amount of $50,000.00.
The two juveniles were detained at Sylmar Juvenile Hall, with no bail. The investigation is continuing.