TWO MEN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED BURGLARY IN MORONGO VALLEY

Two men were arrested Thursday, accused of attempting to burglarize a home in Morongo Valley. A neighbor called deputies to the 49500 block of Rosella Drive and gave a description of two men and their Nissan pick-up truck who were trying to break into a house. The suspects fled before deputies arrived, but the deputy spotted the truck and made a traffic stop. The men’s description matched the one given by the witness. Inside the truck were Eric Pennington, 31, of Highland, and Rusty Kelly, 30, of Yucca Valley. The witness positively identified the suspects as the same ones seen at the location. Eric Pennington was arrested for investigation of attempted burglary and for a warrant, booked into the West Valley Detention Center, with his bail set at $25,000. Rusty Kelly was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy and attempted burglary, and released on $25,000 bail.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.