IRRIGON -- The Morrow County Sheriff's Office has arrested one suspect and is looking for another in connection with a New Year's Day burglary in Irrigon.
Deputies said several thousand dollars worth of gold, silver, firearms and household items were stolen from the residence of Melvin Blank on Jan. 1.
Some of the gold and silver reportedly was brought to The Coin Cradle in Kennewick by Chester Brent Paradiso, 40, of Irrigon.
Deputies said Paradiso had rented a motel room in Umatilla, where more items allegedly stolen from Blank's home were found.
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Paradiso was found in Portland on Tuesday and arrested by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary and aggravated theft.
Morrow County deputies said more items from the burglary were found in Paradiso's motel room in Wood Village outside of Portland.
Deputies are looking for another suspect and persons of interest in the investigation.
Anyone with information can call the Morrow County Sheriff's Office at 541-676-5317.