General Crime

* Amy Ingles allegedly told officers false directions towards a suspect who she was hiding in her home in Fairfield

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A woman arrested this morning for allegedly misdirecting police to hide a suspected juvenile burglar was also growing marijuana in her backyard, according to Fairfield police. Police were called at about 6:45 a.m. to the 2200 block of Pullen Lane after a family returning home noticed their home had been burglarized. One family member saw the suspect jump the back fence and cross a large field toward Peabody Road, police said. Officers cordoned off the area and stopped a vehicle as it left a nearby residence in the 5000 block of Peabody Road. The driver, 34-year-old Amy Ingles, allegedly told officers she saw the suspect and directed them to search a nearby bamboo grove. Officers did not find the suspect and when they returned to Ingles’ car they observed a rear door of her vehicle was ajar. Officers searched Ingles’ home and found the 16-year-old male suspect inside, police said. Twelve mature marijuana plants weighing about 8 pounds were also found in Ingles’ backyard and were seized, police said. Ingles was arrested for concealing the suspect, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and cultivation of marijuana. She was booked into Solano County jail. The juvenile suspect was identified by the burglary victim and was allegedly in possession of jewelry from the victim’s home. He was arrested
for burglary and placed in Solano County juvenile hall. The juvenile suspect has stayed at Ingles’ home in the past while visiting her children, police said. He is listed as a runaway from a group home in Suisun City, according to police.

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