Brothers charged with Old Sarge’s Drop Zone burglary

The City of Dunkirk Police Department Tuesday announced the arrest of two brothers following an investigation into a May burglary at Old Sarge’s Drop Zone.

Brothers Matthew Buchanan-Ruiz, 22, and Ricardo Buchanan-Ruiz, 19, both of 44 W. Second St., in Dunkirk, were charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny, both felony charges, for the incident that happened sometime around 3 a.m. on May 14 on Central Avenue in downtown Dunkirk.

The arrests culminated a lengthy investigation by Dunkirk Police detectives into the case.

The Buchanans were arraigned before Judge Walter Drag and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

Ricardo was held on $40,000 cash bail and $80,000 property bail. Matthew was held on $60,000 cash bail and $120,000 property bail.