WOODLAND (CBS13) — Authorities say two people suspected of stealing guns from an Esparto area home have been arrested.
The original incident happened on April 15. According to the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, a home along the 16000 block of County Road 85b was burglarized that evening.READ MORE: City Of Sacramento Employee Covid Vaccine Numbers Released: Nearly 80 Percent Vaccinated
Two rifles, a shotgun and a handgun were stolen from the home, deputies say.
Detectives started investigating immediately and were able to identify and locate the suspects’ car near a convenience store on College Street in Woodland.READ MORE: Threats Prompt Safety Precautions At Sacramento-Area Schools
Two people, 25-year-old Juan Hernandez and 31-year-old Sabrina Ornelas, were soon arrested and linked to the Esparto burglary. Property detectives found have also linked the pair to another burglary that happened a day later in Woodland.
Both rifles have been recovered, but detectives have not stated if the other weapons were found.MORE NEWS: 'He Had Taken The Machete Out Of My Truck': Man Chases Armed Burglar From Garage In His Underwear
Hernandez and Ornelas are now facing charges of burglary, conspiracy, possession of stolen property, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and committing a felony while out on bail.