RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Copper Theft, Possession of Stolen Property|
|Written Date:||April 8, 2021||Time:||12:38 PM|
|Incident Date:||April 8, 2021||Time:||7:34 AM|
|Incident Location:||4000 block of Dracker Dr.|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Ed Reynoso|
|Miguel Angel Romo|
On Thursday, April 8, 2021, at approximately 7:34 AM, deputies assigned to the Colorado River Sheriff’s Station responded to the 4000 block of Dracker Dr. in the unincorporated area of Blythe, reference a theft. Upon arrival, deputies contacted Miguel Angel Romo, (39-year-old of Thousand Palms) who was in possession stolen copper. Upon further investigation, it was determined Romo had stolen the copper from a nearby business. The total weight for the copper was approximately 667.5 pounds and valued at about $1835.62.
Romo was arrested and later booked at the Blythe Jail for grand theft and possession of stolen property.
The investigation is currently on-going. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Aguilar at the Colorado River Sheriff’s Station by calling (760) 921-7900.
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