Sonora, CA — Thursday Tuolumne County Sheriff´s deputies arrested 18 year old Russell Lamont Stone of El Faro Way in LaGrange and Bryon Lee Warrington of Zarzamore in LaGrange and charged both of them with conspiracy to commit burglary and burglary.
During the afternoon deputies were dispatched due to a residents call that indicated several subjects were riding an ATV and pulling a generator. Witnesses then provided duputies with information regarding a car the two suspects had driven.
With the help of additional witnesses, deputies located the two individuals who denied they had any involvement with the missing generator. However the deputies later discovered the generator that had been concealed by the thieves.
It was determined the two had hooked the generator to the back of their ATV and were attempting to secure it when they felt they had been identified. At that time they temporarily abandoned their efforts.
Written by Bill Johnson