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Posted on: November 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Vehicle Pursuit / Stolen Vehicle Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Vehicle Pursuit / Stolen Vehicle Arrest
Station Area:Norco
Written Date:November 10, 2020Time:6:46 PM
Incident Date:November 10, 2020Time:3:36 PM
Incident Location:Hamner Ave. and 6th Street, Norco
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Ronald Smith 
File Number(s):G203150053

George Michael Mendoza


On November 10, 2020 about 3:36 PM, a Deputy assigned to the Norco Station observed a reported stolen vehicle in the area of Hamner and 6th Street, Norco. An enforcement stop was attempted and the occupant of the vehicle failed to stop and attempted to evade. A pursuit was initiated and continued on 6th Street in which the suspect exited the stolen vehicle at the dead end near Pikes Peak and attempted to flee on foot. The suspect who was later identified as George Michael Mendoza, was detained without incident.

George Michael Mendoza a 29 year old, resident of the city of Jurupa Valley, was arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Vehicle Theft, Felony Evading, Violation of Probation, Violation of Parole, and and an outstanding Felony Warrant.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Deputy A. Lucifora at the Norco Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 270-5673.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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