BREAKING NEWS Butte County Sheriff's Office asking for help in locating missing woman Full Story

Modoc County deputies arrest 5 in connection to burglary

Modoc County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people in connection to a burglary that occurred sometime in late January, middle of February in Cedarville.

Posted: Feb 28, 2018 4:45 PM

Modoc County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people in connection to a burglary that occurred sometime in late January, middle of February in Cedarville.

Two large semi-trailers were broken into. The suspects used a cutting tool to break into two large gun safes, and were able to get away with over 20 firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition, rare coins, thousands of dollars’ worth of tools, and 4 small motor bikes.

On Saturday February 24th and Sunday February 25th deputies served multiple search warrants in the city of Alturas.

They were able to recover over 20 guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition, 4 stolen motor bikes, coins, and pieces to manufacture assault rifles, as well as drugs including methamphetamines and fentanyl.

Deputies arrested Jeramy Hinton, age 40 at his residence, Cody Stomski, age 27 at his residence, and then Kemo Benavente, age 23, Keith Benavente, age 20, and Christian Lee, age 20 were all detained from a vehicle that was caught driving on one of the properties in question.

The estimated total of all the stolen items was over $25,000.

All of the 5 suspects are being held at the Modoc County Jail.

Article Comments

Chico
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 72°
Oroville
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 73°
Paradise
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 72°
Chester
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 55°
Red Bluff
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 73°
Willows
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 72°
Wet Wednesday
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events