Teens arrested on suspicion of burglary

DOWNEY - Three teenagers were arrested Wednesday on suspcion of burglarizing two Downey homes.Downey police received a 911 call Wednesday at 10 a.m. from a homeowner who reported someone attempting to break into her residence on the 8600 block of Springer Street. As officers responded, the caller told dispatchers that the suspects were leaving in a maroon-colored vehicle, police officials said. Officers began a search of the area and a short time later spotted a vehicle matching the caller's description near Downey Avenue and Imperial Highway. The teens inside the car were identified as suspects in the original call and arrested for residential burglarly, police said. An investigation also linked the teens to a second residential burglarly that had occurred that same morning on the 8400 block of Cavel Street. Police arrested Lindsey Lee Lacey, 19, of Downey; Damone Leair Horton, 18, of Paramount; and a 17-year-old juvenile from Long Beach whose name was not released due to his age. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Detective Jerry Price at (562) 904-2359 or Sgt. Brian Baker at (562) 904-2304. -Eric Pierce, city editor

********** Published: January 13, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 39