Three Burglary Suspects Arrested
Three teenagers are arrested this morrning on suspicion of burglary in Terrace Heights and Selah.
Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded just after 8 AM to a burglarly that had been interrupted by home owners on the 3900 block of Commonwealth Drive.
The residents had left for a few minutes and upon returning found a suspicious turquoise Honda Accord parked near the residence. When the male with the vehicle was questioned he stated was looking for his keys. The homeowners then noticed a back gate open and a window screen out of place. The homeowners then saw two other males run from the back of the residents. Responding deputies were unable to locate the vehicle or suspects.
Then at about 10 AM a burglary in progress was interrupted on the 600 block of N 14th Street in Selah. It was noted that the suspects matched the suspect description from the Terrace Heights burglary. As law enforcement responded, a Yakima deputy in Selah located the suspect vehicle occupied by three males. Deputies and Selah Police stopped the vehicle and took the three suspects into custody. The three suspects were identified as the suspects in the Terrace Heights burglary as well as the Selah burglary.
The suspects were identified as a 16 year old male from Yakima, a 17 year old male from Yakima and a 19 year old male from Yakima. The adult is being booked into the Yakima County jail while both juveniles are being booked into the Yakima County juvenile detention facility on burglary charges.