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Riverside County Sheriff’s Office cracks down on theft epidemic

Riverside County, California – On December 19th, Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies carried out a mission in Eastvale to stop shoplifting. This led to the arrest of six people, who are now facing different charges.

The Sheriff’s Office of Riverside County shared details about working with local stores to prevent theft in the city.

The operation took place near Hamner Avenue’s 6100 block, and the people caught were between 27 and 58 years old, coming from different places in Riverside County.

The people arrested include David Frotson from Moreno Valley, Maria Alarcon Zabala of Eastvale, and Zachary Garcia from Fontana.

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Also arrested were Steven Kakul from Riverside, Julio Hernandez of Eastvale, and Ruben Zamora Velazquez from Jurupa Valley.

The stolen items they had were found and returned, and the suspects were sent to the Robert Presley Detention Center.

The Sheriff’s Department said this action is part of their “Community Policing” plan, aiming to build a better relationship between the police and the public to fight crime more effectively.

They want locals and shop owners to be alert and report anything unusual to the police.

For urgent situations, people can call the Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776–1099, or 911.

There’s also a We-Tip Crime Reporting Hotline at (909) 987–5005, or online at wetip.com.

Anyone with more information about these arrests is encouraged to contact the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at (951) 955–2600.


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