By CBS13 Staff

EL DORADO HILLS (CBS13) — Detectives say DNA evidence has helped them track down the person suspected of stealing a wall safe from an El Dorado Hills home that had around $50,000 inside.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve been investigating the burglary since last year.

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Crime scene investigators were able to collect some possible DNA samples left at the scene.

It wasn’t until this year that the DNA results came back with a direct match to a man living in Roseville, however. Detectives were able to get an arrest warrant and, as detailed in a Facebook post from the department on Thursday, the man was arrested.

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A woman believed to be an accomplice of the man has also been arrested, detectives say. Neither of the suspects’ names have been released at this point.

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Detectives are continuing to try and recover the stolen money.