Ubler Garcia (L) & Brian Lasaro (R)
GRAND TERRACE, Calif. — (KTLA) — Two men have been arrested after allegedly kidnapping and raping two juveniles in Grand Terrace earlier this year, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.
The investigation began on May 23, when two juveniles told deputies they had been kidnapped and raped, according to a sheriff’s news release.
Deputies gathered information during the investigation and identified 28-year-old Ubler Garcia and 19-year-old Brian Lasaro Quintanillagarcia as suspects in this case, the release stated.
According to sheriff’s officials, the two men used a social media app to “lure” and meet the alleged victims.
After meeting up with the minors, the suspects allegedly kidnapped them and took them to a secluded area, where both men are accused of raping the juveniles, the release said.