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Posted on: July 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fraud, Identity Theft, Burglary



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Fraud, Identity Theft, Burglary
Station Area:Wildomar
Written Date:July 23, 2020Time:11:30 AM
Incident Date:July 18, 2020Time:7:01 AM
Incident Location:22000 Block of Bundy Canyon Road, Wildomar
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Veronica Amparano
File Number(s):WI202000008


Jonathan Leo Ruggles

On Saturday, July 18, 2020, deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station conducted an occupied vehicle check in the 22000 Block of Bundy Canyon Road, Wildomar. 

The driver, Jonathan Leo Ruggles, a 40-year-old resident of Lake Elsinore, was contacted. Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was located in plain sight inside the vehicle. Deputies searched the vehicle and located stolen merchandise, personal identifying information not belonging to Ruggles and over 400 gift cards from various stores. 

Jonathan Leo Ruggles, was arrested and booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center for the above listed charges.

This is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with further information is asked to contact Deputy Jackson and Deputy Lequire at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station (951) 245-3300.

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

Table Displaying Stolen Goods  Table Displaying Stolen Information  Table Displaying Stolen Merchandise and Gift Cards

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