BURGLARY INVESTIGATION LEADS TO INDICTMENT OF 12 PEOPLE

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Monday, August 16, 2021) – The Gwinnett County Police Department Burglary Unit indicted 12 people with a total of 66 felony counts after a two year long investigation.

Gwinnett County has had a series of burglaries which have targeted victims of Asian descent dating back to 2019. The suspects force entry to the residence, enter the home and proceed to take valuable such as: money, jewelry, and identification documents.  To date, there have been approximately 200 burglaries with a value exceeding $2.1 million dollars of stolen property. During the course of the investigation the suspects were linked to burglaries in several different counties  Georgia including: Forsyth County, Oconee County, Clarke County, Bibb County, and Fayette County. They were also linked burglaries in Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

August 09, 2021, the Burglary unit executed two search warrants and located approximately 200 high-end handbags, money, jewelry, counterfeit social security cards and passports. The following individuals have been identified as part of the indictment:

  • Rafael Comacho Molin
  • Oscar Revelio
  • Carlos Perlaza
  • Edwin Cuenu
  • Jenifer Sonet
  • Jorge Navarro
  • Jonathan Santiago Vargas
  • Alberto Sosa
  • Mario Cosme
  • Edwin Serrano
  • Cinthia Orobio-Rosero
  • Jhon Vilimaizar

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