Three more people suspected of being involved in a series of vehicle and commercial burglaries were arrested after officers located a stolen car Wednesday afternoon, Santa Rosa police said.The burglaries and auto thefts have been reported throughout Santa Rosa in the past several weeks but most of them have been in the downtown area and Santa Rosa Junior College neighborhood, Sgt. Mike Lazzarini said.Similar crimes have also been reported in the Fountaingrove and Farmers Lane area north and east of downtown.An officer noticed a stolen silver Nissan parked in the area of Charmian Drive and Jack London Drive around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Lazzarini said. The car was stolen Monday in the 1400 block of Fountaingrove Parkway, which also was where there was a commercial burglary.The officer spotted 33-year-old Michlynn Thedorf and Joseph Mazza, 42, both of Santa Rosa putting items into the stolen Nissan, Lazzarini said. Thedorf and Mazza were in possession of the stolen Nissan and of property stolen in recent burglaries, Lazzarini said.Thedorf was booked into the Sonoma County jail on suspicion of burglary, auto theft, possession of stolen property and possession of burglary tools. His bail was set at $250,000.Police will seek charges against Thedorf in connection with more than a dozen other burglaries and at least one additional auto theft, Lazzarini said.Mazza was booked into the Sonoma County jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of burglary tools, Lazzarini said.Police on Wednesday evening also searched a residence in the 4900 block of Charmian Drive near the area where the stolen Nissan was found.Santa Rosa resident Christopher Dollarhide, 39, who was contacted inside the residence, was in possession of items stolen during the commercial burglary on Fountaingrove Parkway and was linked to a firearm found in the home, Lazzarini said.Dollarhide was booked into the Sonoma County jail on suspicion of being in possession of stolen property, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.Police also contacted Alexie Edge, 20, of Santa Rosa, inside the Charmian Drive home. She was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and released, Lazzarini said.Two other suspects in the series of auto thefts and commercial burglaries were arrested Tuesday during a probation search in the 800 block of Second Street in downtown Santa Rosa, Sgt. Rich Celli said.Thomas Edward Paine, 28, was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of methamphetamine and a violation of his probation for a prior conviction for possessing methamphetamine, Celli said.Paine also has prior convictions for possessing stolen property, Celli said.Amber Parkinson, 28, was arrested for possession of stolen property and possession of methamphetamine, Celli said. Police found items from recent auto and commercial burglaries in the downtown area when they searched the Second Street home, Celli said.Police said the investigation is continuing and they are reminding residents to hide or lock up their valuables when they are stored in their vehicles.
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