Arrests made in two residential burglary cases

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter

Detectives from the Ojai Police Department have arrested six people in connection with a pair of residential burglaries in Oak View. The suspects, comprising five juvenile males and one adult, were identified and arrested over a period of weeks following a lead received March 11 at the Ventura County Sheriff's Office (VCSO).

“We got a lead on one suspect, who gave up the name of another kid, who gave up the name of another kid,” said VCSO Detective Joe Mulrooney, “until eventually we'd found all of them.” All six have confessed, he said.

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