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Teen Caught Red-Handed In Arnold Burglary

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Deputies with the Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department stopped a burglary in progress early yesterday morning.

Officials with the Narcotics Enforcement Unit say neighbors reported a burglary going on on the 2000-block of Quartz Drive in the Arnold area.

The suspect allegedly burglarized three vehicles and then forced entry to a house, owned by Alwyn Fox of Arnold.

No one was home at the time.

Three Calaveras County Sheriff´s Deputies pulled up to the scene where they confronted the suspect.

A short foot pursuit resulted in the deputies catching the 17-year-old suspect.

Officials also say extensive damage was done inside the home.

The suspect was charged with burglary, felony vandalism, and fleeing from Sheriff´s Deputies.

He was turned over to the custody of the Juvenile Probation Dept.