Clovis man convicted of burglary

CNJ staff

Jeremiah Mascarenas, 31, of Clovis was convicted Monday of burglary and resisting an officer and ordered to serve five years in prison.

According to a release from District Attorney Matt Chandler, Mascarenas was found inside a home June 4 while committing a theft. Officials said Mascarenas ran out the back door, leading officers on a foot chase but was captured.

When Mascarenas finishes his prison term, he will be placed on mandatory parole for two years.