Two Adelanto Teens Behind Bars for Attempted Burglary Thanks to Vigilant Neighbor

Two Adelanto Teens Behind Bars for Attempted Burglary Thanks to Vigilant Neighbor

ADELANTO – Two Adelanto boys were arrested after the neighbor of the victim noticed suspicious behavior on Tuesday afternoon. At around 4:30 p.m. dispatchers received a call reporting a burglary in progress in the 11300 block of Lee Avenue in the City of Adelanto.

The reporting party said that the two teens were at the front door ringing the doorbell when no one answered they witnessed the suspects shaking the doorknob and pushing on the front door. One of the boys was seen removing the screen from a window and attempting to enter through the window. “Neighbors were quick to call 911 and take pictures of the juveniles, but at no time put themselves in danger,” Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station officials said. “Witnesses did a great job and because of their actions and attention to activity in their neighborhood. we were able to arrest both suspects.”

Both teens, ages 15 and 16-years-old were booked into the High Desert Juvenile Hall. Anyone with information regarding this crime or other burglaries in the area is urged to contact Deputy Wendy Perea at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6801. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

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