Gang members suspected of Pasadena, Altadena burglaries

From City News Service:

A half-dozen suspected gang members were arrested
in connection with a rash of home burglaries in Pasadena and Altadena, police and sheriff’s officials announced today.
The arrests were made between Tuesday and today during a joint operation conducted by the Altadena sheriff’s station and Pasadena police, said Detective Andrea De Leon of the Pasadena Police Department.
The suspects, all believed to be members of a local street gang, were arrested on suspicion of residential burglary, possession of stolen property and grand theft auto, De Leon said. One man is also accused of violating parole.
Their names were not immediately released.
Investigators recovered some stolen items during the operation, including a vehicle, laptop computers, a big-screen television and cellular telephones, De Leon said.
An investigation into the group’s alleged connection to other crimes in Altadena and Pasadena was ongoing, she said.<NO1><NO>

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