Valley Springs, CA — Seven teenagers were arrested in Valley Springs after allegedly threatening a victim with a firearm.
A 37-year-old man reported that he was confronted at his home by the teens Sunday morning. The suspects were looking for someone that did not live at the residence. One suspect displayed a shotgun and pointed it at the victim. The victim got into a brief struggle with the armed suspect before the teens fled the area on foot.
The suspects were located by the Sheriff’s Department in the area of Silver Rapids. Weapons were seized, including knives, a Billy Club and the shotgun. Arrested were 18-year-old Blake Jordan Bellstein of Valley Springs, 18-year-old Devin James White of Stockton, 18-year-old Tony Romero of Stockton, 18-year-old Joseph Andrew Klarer of Burson, 19-year-old Robert Michael Castro of Burson, 19-year-old Steven Alexander Hernandez of Stockton and an unidentified juvenile.