RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|March 02, 2020
|February 29, 2020
|5700 block of Daybreak Dr., Eastvale
|Sergeant R. Armendariz
|Garrett Thomas Bliven
On February 25, 2020, a deputy from the Jurupa Valley Station, assigned to the city of Eastvale, responded to the 5600 block of Serenity St, in the City of Eastvale regarding a couple of burglaries. The suspect(s) involved in the burglaries entered apartment garages and removed several property items from the garages and fled the location.
Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) assigned to the city of Eastvale assumed the investigation. During their investigation they were able to determine a series of garage and vehicle burglaries were occurring in the Homecoming community located in the city of Eastvale.
On Saturday, February 29, 2020, the SET conducted an undercover operation within the Homecoming community. During the operation they witnessed a burglary in progress. The suspect fled the scene on foot toward an unknown location. The SET established a perimeter around the area, they located the suspect and a short foot pursuit ensued. Subsequently, the suspect was taken into custody.
Garrett Thomas Bliven, 20-year-old, resident of Eastvale, was ultimately arrested for burglary, possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and resisting/delaying a peace officer. Bliven was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for the above listed charges.
Anyone with further information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputies Hughes and Boggs at the Jurupa Valley Station, 951-955-2600.
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