BURGLARY RING BUSTED BY RAMONA DETECTIVES

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December 17, 2013 (Ramona) – Sheriff’s detectives from the Ramona substation yesterday announced arrests of suspects in a burglary ring that used rental vehicles to burglarize equipment rental and maintenance yards, including One Stop Equipment in Ramona last month.  The ring is believed to be responsible for about 20 burglaries in the past year, mostly in San Diego, said Sergeant B. Hout.

Sheriff's Detectives from the Ramona Substation served three search warrants on the residences of Christina Mutascio-Zykwa and Loriann Martinez, located at 4944 Rebel Road and 3249 Luna Avenue respectively, in the City of San Diego. A third suspect linked to a home on 3810 Indian Way, in the city of San Diego, is still outstanding.

The locations were the identified residences of members of a burglary ring operating primarily in the City of San Diego who had also ventured into the unincorporated community of Ramona. The burglaries ranged from daytime to nighttime burglaries totaling losses in the tens of thousands of dollars.

Today's search warrants were served at the conclusion of a three week investigation by the Ramona Substation and the San Diego Police Department. During the investigation, Ramona detectives seized stolen property, methamphetamine, cocaine, hash oil, narcotic prescription medications and made five arrests.

Christina Mutascio-Zykwa was arrested for 182 (a) PC- Conspiracy and 459 PC- Commercial Burglary. Loriann Martinez was arrested for 182 (a) PC- Conspiracy and 459 PC- Commercial Burglary. Robert Zykwa was arrested for 11350 (a) HS- Possession of a Narcotic Controlled Substance. Jeffrey Parker and Jeremy Brogan were arrested for 11550 (a) HS- Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and also charged with 11377 (A) HS- Possession of a Controlled Substance, 11350 (A) HS- Possesion of a Narcotic Controlled Substance, 11357 (A) HS- Possession of Concentrated cannabis and manufacturing a controlled substance.