Police Continue Search for Burglary Suspect

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UPDATE, 4:30 p.m.: Police have released information on the two arrested suspects in today’s ransack burglary and short pursuit.

Arrested was Jabree McGerew, 19, from Los Angeles. He was booked on suspicion of first degree burglary and conspiracy to commit a crime. McGerew is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail in the Glendora jail.

Also arrested was a 16-year-old male from Los Angeles. His name has not been released because he is a juvenile, said Cpl. Shawna Celello of Glendora Police.

Authorities continue their search of the burglary suspect at Mangrove and Cienega avenues.

UPDATE, 3:46 p.m.: The Foothills Special Enforcement Team is still conducting yard to yard searches of residences in the 4900 block of Mangrove Avenue in the unincorporated area of Covina north of Charter Oak High School.

FSET is thoroughly searching yards, sheds and other structures in their pursuit of the outstanding burglary suspect, said Cpl. Shawna Celello of Glendora Police.

PREVIOUSLY: The police search for a burglary suspect is entering its fourth hour in the 4900 block of Mangrove Avenue.

The Foothills Special Enforcement Team has been summoned to assist with the search for this suspect. FSET is being briefed on the situation and will deploy shortly to conduct yard to yard seaches, said Cpl. Shawna Celello of Glendora Police.

Booking information for the two suspects arrested is not available yet.

One of the two suspects arrested was found with possibly stolen property in his possession, but it is not known if that property was taken from the ransacked house in the 600 block of West Kirkwall Road where police were dispatched to around 10:01 a.m., Celello said.

Police have yet to speak to the Kirkwall resident to confirm ownership of the alleged stolen property.

The outstanding suspect is a male Black in his 20s, with short hair, is 5 feet 7 inches tall and 180 pounds. He is wearing a gray shirt and black pants.

FSET is about to begin their search at the time this article lunched.

Police want to remind residents to stay in their homes and call 911 to report suspicious activity.