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Posted on: July 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Vehicle Theft Investigation / Search Warrant



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Vehicle Theft Investigation / Search Warrant
Station Area:Jurupa Valley
Written Date:July 5, 2021Time:5:40 AM
Incident Date:July 5, 2021Time:12:25 AM
Incident Location:5000 Block of Trail Canyon Drive, Jurupa Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Javier Morando
File Number(s):JV21186005


Vehicle's Global Positioning System (GPS) key component to "Chop Shop" takedown.

On Monday, July 5, 2021, at 12:25 AM, Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Station responded to an area check for a reported stolen vehicle in the 5000 block of Trail Canyon Drive in the City of Jurupa Valley, County of Riverside. The victim advised the stolen vehicle GPS placed the vehicle in the general area. Once on scene the stolen vehicle, as well as several additional suspected stolen vehicles, were located and a search warrant was served.

During the service of the search warrant, three stolen vehicles, one stolen car trailer, firearms, ammunition, over 400 pounds of processed cannabis, approximately one pound of suspected controlled substance, narcotic sales indicia, as well as additional vehicle license plates were located. Javier Beltran, 44 of La Puente, Fredy Oropeza, 24 of Bell Gardens, Alejandra Deanda Jimenez, 27 of Huntington Park, Starlette Castaneda, 40 of Alhambra, were arrested for operating a suspected “Chop Shop”, possession of an unregistered firearm, marijuana cultivation, Narcotics for sales. All four subjects were booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center in the City of Riverside.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Alcala or Corporal Komins at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station (951) 955-2600.

As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff's Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.

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

Javier BeltranFredy OropezaAlejandra Deanda JimenezStarlette Castaneda

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