A home was burglarized in Yucaipa, and stolen property from the break-in as well as drugs were discovered in Calimesa, leading to arrests Thursday of eight men and women, according to the Sheriff's Department.
The break-in was reported just after 5 p.m. Sept. 6 at a home in in the 34000 block of Pecan Avenue, north of Avenue E, deputies said in a statement.
The alleged burglary "occurred sometime during the day while the homeowners were away," deputies said.
Christopher Wagner, 25, of Calimesa, was identified as the suspect in the burglary, and Multi Enforcement Team deputies found him in the area of Yucaipa Boulevard and Avenue E, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Wagner was found in possession of property taken in the burglary, and more stolen property was recovered in Calimesa, as well as the drugs and other suspects tied to the drugs, deputies said.
"Suspected methamphetamine and heroin was also recovered in the vehicle Wagner occupied and the residence in Calimesa," deputies said.
One suspect was taken into custody at Bakers on Yucaipa Boulevard, and two suspects were taken into custody at a residence in the 200 block of Avenue L, according to inmate records.
Wagner and Taunee Gutebier, 20, were arrested on suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property.
Brianah Bennett, 19, and Haley Boggs, 18, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.
Courtney Meadows, 22, and Aaron Martin, 20, were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
Ryan Purvins, 32 was arrested on suspicion of possession of a hypodermic needle.
Lewis Stockman, 22, was on suspicion of transporting a controlled substance for sales.
All eight suspects were booked at Central Detention Center in San Bernardino, deputies said.