MENIFEE – Two boys are suspected of burglarizing Menifee homes and stealing property while the residents were asleep.
The juveniles, whose identities were not released because of their ages, allegedly broke into multiple residences over the past month, generally in the vicinity Holland and Menifee roads, according to Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Sam Morovich.
Both youths, who were arrested over the weekend, ”entered the occupied dwellings through unsecured sliding glass doors, windows and pet access doors,” the sergeant alleged.
”During most of the burglaries, the victims were asleep inside the house,” he said.
Detectives eventually identified the pair and served search warrants at their families’ homes in the 27000 block of High Gate Court and the 27000 block of Partridge Court, according to Morovich.
He said stolen goods were recovered at both locations, including ”iPads, Xboxes, smart phones, gift cards, money and credit cards.”
The suspects were booked into Southwest Juvenile Hall in Murrieta.