House evacuated for forest fires California raided by thief, police say

Fire consumes a structure as the Lilac fire is lit in Bonsall, Calif.


A California woman caught rummaging through a house in a vacuum, the community that is under pressure from one of the persistent forest fires, was on Saturday arrested on suspicion of burglary, officials said.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Office said a real estate agent called Saturday afternoon to report a suspicious person in a home for sale in Bonsall, north of San Diego.

Officers dispatched to the scene determined Sacheen Silvercloud had illegally entered the house and placed a number of items from the house in her car, the Times of San Diego reported.

A resident of the ward later told police that the woman is not living in the house, said Lt. Mark Ryan of the San Diego County Sheriff ‘ s Office.

Silvercloud was taken into custody Sunday and sent to the Vista Detention facility on suspicion of burglary during a state of emergency. The 43-year-old is also facing charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence, to the Times of San Diego reported.

The prison records showed Silvercloud was held in lieu of $56,000 bail.

As of Tuesday morning, the Lilac Fire, that his influence Bonsall, more than 4100 acres in size and 90 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.

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