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Updated: Two Homes Burglarized, Two Suspects Still at Large

Two homes were burglarized in San Marino Wednesday and suspects tried to break into a third home. One of the suspects was taken into custody but police are still looking for two other suspects.

Updated Friday, 4 p.m.:

Police are still looking for the two suspects at large, San Marino Sergeant Aaron Blonde told Patch Friday. No other burglaries have been reported in San Marino as of Friday morning.

While DNA evidence can be tested to identify the suspects, it is the last option since it can take a "great deal of time" to receive DNA test results for property crimes since crimes committed against people, like homicide, take priority, said Blonde.

The California Boulevard burglary loss included $16,000 in jewelery, including high-end watches, and a camera and camcorder. A window was smashed to gain entry to the home.

The Shenandoah Road burglary loss included a Kindle, which was recovered in one of the suspect's cars, and possibly additional loss such as cash.

Reported Thursday:

Two residential burglaries were reported in San Marino Wednesday and two suspects tried to enter another home through a second story window, the San Marino Police Department said in a Thursday CLEARS message sent to residents.

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SMPD also reported the following:

One reported burglary occurred in the 1100 block of Shenandoah Road some time between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and was the result of unknown suspects forcibly entering the unoccupied home, police investigation revealed.

At 1:55 p.m. Wednesday a resident on Circle Drive called police to report that two people had entered her backyard and were trying to get into her home through a second story window.

San Marino officers arriving on this scene spotted two subjects in the area matching the provided description, but the suspects fled on foot through various backyards.

While searching for the other two suspects, police arrested Gregory Dean Jolley, 46, of Alhambra, who was found in the area along with a vehicle with his identification and property taken in the Shenandoah burglary.

Police said they conducted an extensive area search involving helicopters, police dogs and bloodhounds but the two outstanding suspects were not located.

San Marino Police are also investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the 2000 block of California Boulevard during the same time frame, but at this time it is uncertain if this crime involves the same suspects.

Anyone with any information about these incidents should contact the San Marino Police Department at 626-300-0720.

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