A brother and sister were arrested last week in connection to a series of vehicle burglaries last month that occurred in Burbank, Glendale and Los Angeles.
Authorities first became aware of the pair on Nov. 24 after a Glendale man reported his car had been broken into and burglarized.
As part of the report, the man provided police with security-camera footage from the incident that showed a suspect.
Sgt. Dan Suttles, a spokesman for the Glendale Police Department, said in a statement an officer recognized the suspect as a man he‘d had repeated run-ins with before and identified him as 30-year-old Sevak Vardumyan.
Detectives eventually obtained a warrant to search Vardumyan’s home on Dec. 4, and Suttles said they found evidence that linked him to multiple vehicle burglaries in the area as well instances of identity theft.
He was arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary, possession of stolen property and identity theft.
Suttles said Vardumyan’s 24-year-old sister, Linda Vardumyan, was also arrested by officers after she reportedly threw evidence from the burglaries out of a second-story window.
She was booked on suspicion of obstruction of officers and destruction of evidence.
Both Sevak and Linda Vardumyan were released several hours after their arrest on $20,000 and $10,000 bail, respectively.