Dogs, meth and jewelry recovered in Keizer burglary ring

KEIZER, Ore. -- Eight people were arrested on suspicion of a string of burglaries where they're accused of stealing anything from car parts to a dog.

The 16 residential burglary cases started in November throughout Keizer. The homes were usually ransacked and jewelry, cash, electronics, laptop computers, tablets, DVD players, handguns, shoes, clothing and TVs were taken, Keizer police said.

Investigators executing a search warrant found many of the items in a house as well as meth and two small dogs. One of the dogs, a brindle colored Bull Mastiff named Precious, was believed to be stolen and was eventually reunited with her owner, police said.

Arrested on various charges relating to the burglaries were Sunny Garcia, 40, of Keizer; Victor Eugene Stehlin, 23, of Keizer; Nicholas Lee Stehlin, 21, of Keizer; Heather C. Smith, 26, of Keizer; Alvaro Torres-Lopez, 20, of Salem; Abraham Torres-Lopez, 17, of Salem; Marissa Level Regalado, 25, of Salem; and Armando Stehlin Garcia, 18, of Bonanza.