Text Message Helps EGPD Apprehend Home Burglars

A text message sent from a quick-thinking home burglary victim helped Elk Grove Police apprehend three suspects Tuesday morning. Accord...

A text message sent from a quick-thinking home burglary victim helped Elk Grove Police apprehend three suspects Tuesday morning.

According to police reports, officer responded to an in-progress home burglary on the the 9500 block of Colton Ave. Tuesday morning after the 19-year old female victim sent a text message to her boyfriend reporting the burglary who then contacted police. The reporting person, the boyfriend, indicated that someone had broken into the house and were still there.

Officers arrived at the residence and detained 18-year old Xavier Robinson of Elk Grove. Two other suspects fled from the residence in opposite directions.

A perimeter was established and Kerr Middle School (which is directly behind the Colton Ave. home) was placed on lockdown. Officers eventually located and detained the two suspects who fled.

23-year old Johnelle Corbin of Elk Grove was located near the Post Office on Williamson Dr. and 18-year old Alexamder Moreno of Sacramento was located a few houses away hiding under a parked vehicle. The vehicle the suspects arrived in was found in the driveway of the residence with victims’s car parked directly behind the suspect vehicle which prevented them from leaving.

The property taken from the residence was recovered. The three suspects were arrested then transported to the main jail. Moreno was known to have visited the victim's house last week.


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