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Retail theft suspects wanted in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties caught with stolen property

CAPITOLA, Calif. (KION-TV)- The Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office arrested two people who were found with thousands of dollars worth of stolen retail items on Monday night.

Elani Flenaug, 20 of Berkeley, and Kiera Lee, 19 of Oakland, burglarized a business in Scotts Valley and were later arrested on 41st Avenue in Capitola. Deputies found thousands of dollars worth of stolen property in their vehicle.

Deputies say these items are from several Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties retailers. The vehicle also matched a recent description.

Both suspects were booked into Santa Cruz County jail for conspiracy, receiving stolen property, grand theft and burglary.

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