Juvenile arrested for Hemptation Burglary
Calaveras County Sheriff's Office Investigators arrested a 16 year
old juvenile male from San Andreas for burglary and possession of stolen
On 6-2-12 at about 7:05am, the Sheriff's Office took a burglary
report at 148 E. St Charles Street, a business known as Hemptation,
after a passerby noticed the front window was broken out and employees
found items missing. On 6-10-12 at about 11:30pm, a Calaveras County
Sheriff's Deputy patrolling the area noticed that another window on the
front of the business had been shattered within the last 5-10 minutes.
Deputies responded to the area along with the assistance of an Angels
Camp Police Officer and K-9 unit attempting to locate suspects with
negative results. Upon arrival of store employees, it was discovered
that numerous items were stolen from inside the store.
Investigators conducted follow-up on this case including numerous
anonymous tips regarding who committed the burglaries. A 16 year old
male juvenile from San Andreas was arrested after Investigators located
items that were positively identified as stolen during the second
This is still an active investigation with follow-up being done to
identify possible accomplices. If you have any leads or information
regarding this case you can call the Sheriff's Office at (209)754-6500 or our anonymous tip line (209) 754-6030.