LANCASTER – Stolen handguns, electronics and thousands in cash were recovered this week when deputies served search warrants in connection to a Lancaster home burglary.
Five suspects were arrested, including 28-year-old Carlos Carruthers, 23-year-old Jarrell Carruthers, and three juveniles, ages 17, 16, and 15, authorities said.
The burglary occurred in mid-June at a home in the 44000 block of Gingham Street in Lancaster, according to Lancaster Community Relations deputy Miguel T. Ruiz.
The victims, who are longtime Lancaster residents, were away on vacation when thieves broke into their home and stole several firearms and personal items, Ruiz stated.
A subsequent investigation uncovered information that led the Burglary Suppression Team to serve two search warrants in the 44000 Block of Raysack Avenue in the early morning hours of July 16, according to Ruiz.
The information obtained steered deputies to a third location on Raysack Avenue.
As a result of the investigation, five stolen handguns, numerous flat screen televisions, several gaming systems, car stereos and speakers, and approximately $2,000 in cash were recovered, Ruiz stated.
The five suspects, all from Lancaster, are being charged with residential burglary. Jarrell and Carlos Carruthers are being held at Lancaster Sheriff’s Station on $50,000 bail.
The three juveniles were transported to and are being housed at Sylmar Juvenile Hall.
The investigation is ongoing.