Madera County Sheriff John Anderson announced the arrest of a 14-year-old Coarsegold boy Friday, April 12. He is believed to be involved in numerous Yosemite Lakes Park break-ins.
So far sheriffs deputies have recovered a handgun, two iPods, and a computer.
Anderson says the young mans arrest is the result of collaborative efforts by California Highway Patrol Sergeant Chris Finnegan and Deputy Sheriff Keith Schoettler.
Around 1 p.m., Friday, April 12, Finnegan spotted a juvenile who appeared to match the description of a suspect involved in numerous residential break-ins in the YLP area.
Familiar with the details of the mountain sheriffs office ongoing investigation, he immediately detained the teenager and called the sheriffs office.
Schoettler and Finnegan recovered the stolen property and booked the 14-year-old into Juvenile Hall.
The investigation is ongoing. Deputies say there may be more suspects involved. Anyone with information is urged to call either the Madera County Sheriffs Office at (559) 675-7770 or Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP.