3 suspects in custody connected to home invasion spree

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Three youths believed to be behind a series of residential burglaries in Rancho Santa Fe and Solana Beach are in custody. Over $100,000 worth of property was taken in the home invasion spree spanning from Feb. 17-23. 

Joe Estrada, 18, Jonathan Alejandro Valdez-Flores, 18, and Joshua Stephen Gomez, 20, were arrested in connection to the crimes. Police discovered jewelry believed to belong to one of the burglary victims in Estrada’s home, according to Sergeant Rich Eaton. All but one of the crimes were interrupted when residents returned home, Eaton said. 

Estrada and Gomez are set to be arraigned Friday, and Valdez-Flores is scheduled for a court appearance Monday. 

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