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Two arrested in Lake Elsinore home burglary


Last updated 7/2/2019 at 11am

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Codi Capellino and Cassandra Underwood were arrested last week in connection with a residential burglary and vehicle theft.

LAKE ELSINORE - A Lake Elsinore man and a Menifee woman were arrested on June 30 in connection with a residential burglary and stolen car case.

Deputies from the Lake Elsinore Station responded to a residential burglary in the 21000 block of Kimberly Court. The male victim told deputies that he awoke to noises on the first level of the residence and when the victim went downstairs to investigate, he witnessed a white female adult flee his residence with electronic items.

The victim also noticed his 2013 Hyundai Sonata was missing from the garage.

Upon their arrival, deputies noticed a silver Honda Accord fleeing the residential area and took the female occupant, identified as 29-year-old Cassandra Underwood of Menifee, into custody. Several stolen items from the residential burglary were recovered inside Underwood's vehicle.

During the subsequent investigation, deputies visited the 27000 block of Keller Road in Menifee and located the stolen 2013 Hyundai Sonata at the location and arrested the occupant, 25-year-old Codi Capellino, a transient from the Lake Elsinore area.

The located stolen property and vehicle were returned to the victim.

Both Underwood and Capellino were booked at the Cois Byrd Detention Center on numerous felony charges, including; burglary, automotive theft, possession of stolen property, and conspiracy.

The investigation is on-going and anyone with further information on this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Scott Hadeen or Deputy Alex Carlson from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff's Station by calling (951) 245-3300.


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