Ventura, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives say the breakup of a Conejo Valley burglary ring responsible for hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses has led to six arrests, including that of an L.A County Sheriff’s deputy.
The string of burglaries had been going on for months, with small items like jewelry and cash being targeted.
During a January 30th burglary in Thousand Oaks, a witness was able to get a partial license plate of a fleeing vehicle.
It led to a three week stakeout of a Los Angeles gang whose members were involved with major crimes like murder, kidnapping, and bank robbery
At one point, investigators say one of the gang members drove to Ventura for a court appearance for an earlier burglary arrest, and then, on his way back to L.A., stopped in Camarillo to commit a new burglary.
Detectives eventually felt they had enough evidence to arrest five of the gang members, with two taken into custody following a high speed pursuit.
While serving a search warrant on one of the gang members, they discovered he was living with a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy.
While they don’t think Khajana Jones was involved in the burglaries, they say they found stolen items at the home, and believe she knew they were obtained illegally.