RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Armed Robberies|
|Station Area:||Hemet and San Jacinto|
|Written Date:||February 23, 2021||Time:||9:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 23, 2021||Time:||6:20 PM|
|Incident Location:||25000 Block of Homeland Avenue, Homeland and 44000 Block of Alsace Lane|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Brad Farwell|
|File Number(s):||I210240020, D210490001, I210510007|
On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at approximately 6:20 PM, personnel from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department served two property related search warrants. The first search warrant was served in the 25000 block of Homeland Avenue, Homeland. The second search warrant was served in the 44000 block of Alsace Lane, Hemet. The search warrants were in relation to a series of armed robberies that occurred in both San Jacinto and Hemet over the past month. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the Hemet Police Department are working a joint investigation regarding the robberies. A 17 year old male was taken into custody and later booked into Juvenile Hall for armed robbery.
The investigation is currently on-going. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Ruben Martinez at the Hemet Sheriff Station by calling (951) 791-3400 and or Detective Nick Troncale at the Hemet Police Department by calling (951)765-2400.
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