A brother and sister in their 40s pleaded guilty Thursday to charges related to a series motorcycle thefts throughout Orange County.

Vincent Catanho, 49, and Bonnie Catanho, 47, pleaded guilty to multiple felonies.

Vincent Catanho pleaded guilty to six counts of burglary, a count of attempted vehicle theft with a prior conviction, and five counts of theft with a prior felony conviction, all felonies. He was immediately sentenced to five years in prison.

Bonnie Catanho pleaded guilty to a count of burglary and three counts of vehicle theft. She was sentenced to 364 days in jail and placed on three years of formal probation.

The siblings were arrested in Pico Rivera May 20 on suspicion of theft of motorcycles, residential burglary and operating a chop shop, according to Irvine police.

The siblings stored the stolen motorcycles in Pico Rivera, Whittier and Norwalk, police said. Police recovered six motorcycles “in various stages of assembly, including two stolen from Irvine this week,” police said last month.

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