Elijah Jakob Keller Chambers

Elijah Jakob Keller Chambers, booking photo (Courtesy: Sandy Police Department)

SANDY, OR (KPTV) - Two people have been arrested in connection with thefts that occurred earlier this month, according to the Sandy Police Department.

Police said an investigation began on January 2 when there was a string of thefts from vehicles in the Sandy area.

During the investigation, police were able to identify three suspects.

Police said a 17-year-old boy was interviewed and released on Jan. 13. Charges were forwarded to the Clackamas County Juvenile Department.

The two other suspects, identified as a 16-year-old boy and 20-year-old Elijah Jakob Keller Chambers, were interviewed on Jan. 15 and taken into custody.

The 16-year-old was booked into the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center after being interviewed, according to police.

The two juveniles are facing charges of first-degree theft, unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, and third-degree robbery.

Chambers was booked into the Clackamas County Jail on charges of two counts of first-degree theft and 11 counts of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle. His bail was set at $47,500.

Police said two handguns were stolen during the thefts. Both guns have been recovered.

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(1) comment

Frederick Fukov

Ok, two guns were stolen and recovered? From vehicle break ins? Who leaves guns in their cars, when they're parked out on the street or in their driveway? That's awfully careless and thoughtless. I never leave it in my car, even in my garage at home. It's either on me, or it's at home, in my home..within reach. Never leave a firearm in an unattended vehicle.

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