Teen arrested in suspected burglary ring

Socorro Police Department
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 9:05pm

Socorro police have made another arrest in connection with a suspected burglary ring.

18-year-old Diego Barrientos was arrested for allegedly receiving and possessing stolen property from a home in Socorro.

A total of seven teenagers have been arrested in this investigation.

Police say the teens stole thousands of dollars’ worth of computers, TV's speakers, and other items from homes in the area -- and then tried to resell them on the streets.

The group was busted when they tried to sell some of their stolen goods at a school.


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