NORWALK – A group of thieves pilfered merchandise from Target stores in four communities in a two-week period, authorities said Wednesday. Four suspects were in custody while others were still on the loose. The Targets hit were in Norwalk, Burbank, Pacoima and Woodland Hills. Saul Gonzalez, 42, Jesus Flores, 24, Carlos Beltran Lopez, 26, and Carlos Flores, 47, will have a preliminary hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court on Dec. 10. Gonzalez lives in Los Angeles while the others are Bellflower residents. Deputies arrested the four men on Nov. 1. Prosecutors have charged the men with five counts each of second-degree commercial burglary. They pleaded not guilty to the charges, said Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Carlos Flores was being held at Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles, Lopez was at the Pitchess Detention Center North Facility in Castaic, and Jesus Flores and Gonzalez were at the North County Correctional Facility in Saugus. Their bail is $500,000 each. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3026 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat KingsThe men allegedly stole from the stores during the day, according to Detective Mark Christiansen of the sheriff’s Norwalk station. He said the men are believed-to have hit other stores as well. Authorities remained tight-lipped about the case and wouldn’t disclose details including the alleged thieves’ modus operandi, what items were taken and what happened to the stolen loot. Christiansen said the case is ongoing and that authorities are still looking for other associates and the person who fenced the stolen goods. He said they haven’t been able to confirm if the suspects were part of a theft ring. The alleged thieves hit two Target stores in Norwalk on Oct. 19. The other stores were hit Oct. 30 and Nov. 1.