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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Armed Robbery Arrest

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Armed Robbery Arrest
Station Area:Lake Elsinore, Murrieta, Wildomar
Written Date:January 5, 2021Time:2:00 PM
Incident Date:January 4, 2021Time:N/A
Incident Location:Multiple locations in the cities of Lake Elsinore Murrieta and Wildomar
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Julio Olguin
File Number(s):Multiple


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Christopher May

Details:

Between the months of December 2019 through March 2020, there were nine armed robberies at convenience stores in the Cities of Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, and Murrieta. The suspect in each robbery was a male adult who brandished a handgun. Investigators and detectives from both the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Lake Elsinore Station and Murrieta Police worked together and identified a possible suspect. Their investigations revealed sufficient evidence to confirm a suspect in the robberies. On January 4, 2021, Murrieta Police Detectives arrested Christopher May, a 47-year-old, from the city of Murrieta. A search warrant served at his residence resulted in the recovery of evidence related to the robberies. May was booked at Cois Byrd Detention Center for multiple counts of robbery and using a firearm while in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can contact Investigator McClanahan at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station at (951) 245-3300 or Detective Nichols from the Murrieta Police Department at (951) 461-6383.

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


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