Authorities detain 3 suspects in reported Encinitas home burglary


San Diego County Sheriff’s Department vehicle. (Sheriff’s Department social media photo)

North Coast Current

Three people were arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary at an Encinitas home late Sunday, Aug. 28, authorities reported.

The incident happened after 10 p.m. at a home 2000 block of Wales Drive in Encinitas, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The homeowner contacted authorities when they saw flashlights and heard voices outside the residence.

North Coastal Sheriff’s Station deputies found and detained the suspects in the garage, a reported stated. Bolt cutter were found next to the garage door, and deputies observed that the door locking mechanism had been cut. Deputies determined that one suspect broke into the garage, got into the home and opened the front door for the other two suspects to enter.

Authorities identified the suspects as Arlington Gill, 46, Trisha Clay, 47, and Debi Ditomasso, 61. They were arrested and booked into the Vista Detention Facility, the sheriff’s report stated.