K-9 Banshee responds to burglary-in-progress in Merced

K-9 Banshee responds to burglary-in-progress in Merced
PHOTOS: Merced County Sheriff

MERCED — Sheriff’s deputies and an esteemed K-9 officer arrested two suspects following a reported burglary-in-progress last Thursday.

On September 12, dispatch received a call from a resident on the 2100 block of Fern Street claiming that two people were looting his house.

The suspects took off running when deputies arrived.

After establishing a perimeter, Deputy Dustin Witt and his K-9 partner, Banshee, began tracking them.

One of them, identified as 45-year-old Jolene Owens, was found hiding in a tent trailer at another home on Fern Street and was taken into custody.

The second suspect, 32-year-old Nicholas Brown, was found in the Beachwood area a short time later and also arrested.

Both face felony charges of burglary.

K-9 Banshee responds to burglary-in-progress in Merced was last modified: September 24th, 2019 by admin
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