Three arrested in connection with Doña Ana County burglaries
POSTED: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 3:19pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 3:57pm
Doña Ana County, NM (KTSM) — Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators have made three arrests in connection with a pair of burglaries in the North Valley. DACSO say that Michael Paul Burton, Jaquelin Roevens and Daniel Arrington were all involved in the home burglaries back in March.
Investigators say that two homes were broken into on March 20 and March 31, 2014 at separate homes in the same neighborhood on Calle Calmado and Calle Contento off of North Valley Drive. During the burglaries, homeowners said that someone forced their way into the homes, taking jewelry from one home and firearms and a checkbook from another.
Arrington was discovered attempting to cash a check from one of the homes at an area bank.
During the investigation, Arrington was linked to Burton and Roevens, were identified as the two main suspects in each burglary.
Burton is charged with residential burglary, aggravated residential burglary, conspiracy to commit aggravated residential burglary, larceny, disposing of stolen property, conspiracy to dispose of stolen property, criminal damage to property and conspiracy to commit forgery. He is being held at the Doña Ana County Detention Center on a $50,000 secured bond.
Investigators said Burton was already in the detention center at the time of his arrest. He also faces charges related to another burglary that happened in the Las Cruces city limits.
Roevens is charged with aggravated residential burglary, conspiracy to commit aggravated residential burglary, two counts of disposing of stolen property and conspiracy to dispose of stolen property.
Roevens was arrested and transported to the Doña Ana County Detention Center on May 29, but was released the following day on a $25,000 secured bond.
According to court records, Las Cruces Police also arrested Roevens on May 15 for burglary charges.
Arrington was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit forgery, a fourth-degree felony, on May 29. He was released the following day on a $5,000 secured bond.