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Knock-Knock Crew: 4 charged in Pacific Palisades burglary ring

Knock-Knock Crew: 4 charged in Pacific Palisades burglary ring
From left: Donte Caldwell, Chivetta Overstreet, Evarald Fisher and Elanee Jarrett. All four are accused of burglarizing a Pacific Palisades home on Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Meet the Knock-Knock Crew.

Four members of the so-called group -- a nickname coined by investigators for the crew's alleged ransacking method -- were charged Wednesday with burglarizing a home this week in the Pacific Palisades, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Michael Maher.

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Investigators spotted the group of four riding in a rental car through the leafy West Los Angeles neighborhood on Monday.

Shortly before 1 p.m., one of the car's passengers, Elanee Jarrett, 20, knocked on the front door of a home in the 800 block of Oreo Place, Maher said.

She looked into the front windows, then hopped over a side gate into the backyard with 22-year-old Evarald Fisher, Maher said.

Within minutes, both came back to the front of the home with a bag, Maher said, then the rental car -- driven by Donte Caldwell, 22 -- returned and picked them up. Also riding inside was Chivetta Overstreet, 21, who allegedly rented the car.

Investigators pulled the car over near Sunset Boulevard and Paseo Miramir and found the bag, which authorities say contained about $10,000 worth of pilfered items from the home, including jewelry and watches. All four were arrested.

The four have had previous brushes with the law. Overstreet has been arrested 15 times for felony violations, including illegal possession of a firearm and burglary, and had been out on bond on charges of felony evasion.

Jarrett has been convicted of residential burglary and was out on parole.

Caldwell, a three-strikes candidate, has been arrested more than a dozen times on suspicion of felonies, including illegal firearm possession and burglary. He also had been out of custody on parole for a burglary conviction.

And Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, robbery and burglary.

All four are being held on bail amounts ranging from $140,000 to $1 million.

Investigators allege that the four have committed similar thefts in homes across Southern California, Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez said.

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