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KCSO: Arrests made in connection with Wasco home invasion, robbery

Wasco Deputy Subdivision
Posted at 5:32 PM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 20:35:47-04

WASCO, Calif. — Officials have made arrests in connection to an alleged home invasion robbery in Wasco.

According to deputies from the Wasco City Substation, a search warrant was served for the alleged crime that happened on September 4 in the area of 3700 7th Street. Deputies said four men, three armed with tactical rifles and one with a handgun, forced their way into a residence and bound the residents before leaving with cash and property in an unknown car, according to officials.

During a search of the house, officials reportedly found stolen property related to the robbery -- along with guns.

Officials arrested 24-year-old Jose Sanchez, 20-year-old Leonardo Sanchez, and 20-year-old Anna Salazar from Bakersfield. All suspects were charged with Robbery, Maintaining a Drug House, Conspiracy, Marijuana Sales, and Receiving/Possession of Stolen Property.

The investigation is ongoing.