A teenager was arrested after he was seen coming out of a ransacked Placerville home where someone had defecated in the bathtub.
El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded to the residence in the 3000 block of Lo-Hi Court in Placerville about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The homeowners said they had locked their residence when they left for a couple hours that night. Upon their return, they noticed the lights had been turned on.
Coming out of the house was Tryston Alvarez-Ross, 19, of Placerville, according to the homeowners and the county Sheriff’s Department. The homeowners detained him until law enforcement officers arrived.
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Inside the home, deputies found that the television had been turned on and that there was evidence of alcohol having been consumed. Clothing that belonged to Alvarez-Ross was on the bathroom floor next to the tub in which someone had defecated, according to a sheriff’s office news release.
The teen was wearing pants belonging to a female resident of the home, deputies said.
Alvarez-Ross had been arrested Aug. 24 on suspicion of burglary. He was released about 5 p.m. Wednesday and was out of custody only three hours before being arrested by deputies for the Lo-Hi Court break-in, the sheriff’s office said.