PERRIS – Two 21-year-old men were arrested today in connection with a home burglary in Perris.
The robbery occurred around 11 a.m. at a home in the 14000 block of Meadowlands Drive, in the Woodcrest area, said Sgt. Victor Tejeda of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responding to the residential burglary call later arrested Jared Lesure of Riverside and Vincent Padgett of Long Beach, Tejeda said.
Just before deputies arrived at the location, Lesure and Padgett fled the scene in a black, late model Lexus, Tejeda said. The two were apprehended after crashing near Van Buren Boulevard and Highway 215.
The stolen items were recovered from the wrecked vehicle and returned to the victim, Tejeda said.
Police urged anyone with information regarding this burglary to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at (951) 210-1093 or (951) 210-1000.