Five Arrested in Burglary Ring Involving Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton

Celebrity News Oct. 26, 2009 AT 2:15PM
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Call it the Great Hollywood Heist of 2008-2009! On Thursday, Los Angeles police took four suspects into custody -- with another arrested in Las Vegas -- under suspicion of burglarizing the homes of boldfaced Hollywood names, the Associated Press reported.

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Bail has been set at $50,000 each for Courtney Ames and Alexis Neiers, both 18, and for Diana Tamayo, 19, and Roy Lopez, Jr., 27; their friend Rachel Lee, 18, was arrested in Clark County, Nev. on related charges with a bail of $3,000.

Although authorities have yet to confirm, the quintet may be responsible for a string of robberies over the past eleven months in the homes of Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Audrina Patridge, Orlando Bloom and Rachel Bilson.

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Another person of interest is Nicholas Prugo, 18 -- a high school classmate of Lee, Ames, Neiers and Tamayo -- arrested in September for allegedly stealing $170,000 in jewelry and clothes from Lohan and Patridge.

In a surprising twist, E! reported on Saturday that Neiers is involved in a pilot for the cable network. The network reported that shooting will continue, for now, despite her arrest.

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"We are concerned by recent events, awaiting further details and will be monitoring the situation closely," the network said in a statement.

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