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Two Arrested In Connection With String Of Burglaries On South Coast

Police say two people are in custody for a string of home burglaries on the South Coast.

The burglaries have been occurring during the last few weeks in an area of the City of Ventura north of Telegraph Road, and east of Victoria Avenue. Ventura Police detectives say they identified Shannon Salas and Joseph Grizzaffi of Ventura as potential suspects. As they were investigating, the pair was arrested in Santa Barbara County for an unrelated burglary.

Detectives say they recovered some of the stolen items at one of the suspects homes, as well as some drugs.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.