Deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) assumed the investigation. During their investigation they were able to determine a series of electrical panel and breaker thefts that were occurring in the cities of Jurupa Valley, Eastvale and Ontario.
On Sunday, February 16, 2020, a search warrant was written for a residence and a vehicle located in the 6500 block of Etiwanda Ave, in the city of Jurupa Valley. Several electrical breakers, electrical panel covers, solar panel box’s and other items linking the suspects to the theft were located during the service of this search warrant.
Timothy Martin Jr
Jonathan Hyde, 33-years-old, and Timothy Martin Jr, 37-years-old, both residents of Jurupa Valley, were ultimately arrested for grand theft, conspiracy and other applicable charges. Jonathan Hyde and Timothy Martin were booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for the above listed charges.
Anyone with further information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputies Chua and Carrasco at the Jurupa Valley Station, 951-955-2600.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.