Suspected Gang Ties in Pasco Burglary

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has arrested two suspected gang members after a home burglary last Friday.  Deputies issued three search warrants in Pasco and Kennewick looking for stolen items.

Police say the burglary took place on Merlot Drive in Pasco.

Eighteen-year-old Juan Manuel Montalvo of Kennewick and a juvenile from Pasco, both in Franklin County jail today, are suspected of belonging to a local street gang.

Police say they found numerous items identified in other burglaries and this led them to believe the gang may have been involved in other burglaries the region.  They continue to investigate.