Alert Neighbors Help Deputies Nab 5 For Burglary


Several alert Lancaster residents helped lead deputies to a house where 5 burglary suspects were arrested Tuesday

The incident began when a resident reported seeing three young men climb over his backyard fence. The resident said that all three of the men were carrying "suitcases" and one had a pistol. He said that all of the men fled his yard by jumping the fence into his neighbor's yard. As the deputies were searching the area for the men, they found a home in the 600 block of Oldfield Street that had been burglarized. As they continued their search, the deputies were contacted by several more residents who had seen the men run into a home located in the 44400 block of Andale Street.

Deputies from Lancaster Stations Burglary Suppression Team searched the Andale Street home and found the three men, as well as two other suspects who had acted as "lookouts" during the crime. The Burglary Team also found and recovered several items that had been stolen from the Oldfield Home. The items included a Handgun, Jewelry and several rare coins.

Arrested were: 18 year old Alexis Gillon and four male juveniles ages 16 and 17. All of the suspects are facing charges of residential burglary.

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