||Serial Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested
||Jurupa Valley Police
||April 25, 2019
||Multiple businesses in the cities of Jurupa Valley, Riverside and Fontana
||Sergeant Ernie Esquibel
Between April 13, 2019 and April 23, 2019, several businesses in Riverside County and San Bernardino County to include, Jurupa Valley, Riverside, and Fontana were victimized by a serial armed robbery suspect. The suspect targeted small businesses which included gas stations and fast food restaurants located in various strip malls. During some of these robberies, the suspect was described as a Hispanic male adult wearing a camouflage backpack. The suspect would place a shotgun shell on the counter in front of the victims, threaten the victims and demand money. Other times, the suspect would brandish what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol.
On April 24, 2019, at approximately 12:30 p.m., deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Special Enforcement Team, with the assistance from the Eastvale Special Enforcement Team detained a subject matching the suspect description near the businesses located in the 8000 block of Limonite Avenue, in the City of Jurupa Valley. The subject was in possession of a camouflage backpack and a replica semi-automatic pistol. The subject was ultimately identified as the armed robbery suspect. Francisco Alejandro Siles, a 21-year-old transient of Jurupa Valley was arrested for numerous counts of armed robbery.
Further investigation revealed a vehicle described as a silver G35 Infiniti sedan was used as a getaway vehicle during some of the robberies. This vehicle was located along with Sunday Nadal, a 50-year-old female transient of Jurupa Valley. Nadal was identified as a second suspect in this investigation. Siles was arrested for multiple counts of armed robbery. Nadal was arrested for being an accessory during the commission of these robberies. Both were booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center, Riverside County Jail. Siles is currently being held pending a $500,000.00 bail.
The success of this investigation would not have been possible without the collaborated effort from members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the Eastvale Police Department, the Riverside Police Department and the Fontana Police Department.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact Investigator Munoz or Deputy Chua at (951) 955-2600 at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station, Detective Corbett at (951) 353-7134, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the Riverside Police Department or Detective Clark at (909) 350-7700 with the Fontana Police Department.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.