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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Friday, Aprl 25, 2014     1:21 p.m.


INCIDENT: Burglary


LOCATION: Walgreens - City of Highland


SUSPECT(S): GEOFFREY THOMAS, 59, San Bernardino Resident

                        ALVIN SIMMONS,46, San Bernardino Resident   



On Thursday, April 24, 2014, employees from the Highland Walgreens called the police and reported two male subjects stole items from the location.  The subjects fled prior to the deputies arrival and were not located.


On Friday, April 25, 2014, at 1:20 p.m., employees from the Highland Walgreens observed the same subjects back in the store and called the police. The subjects fled on foot, however, deputies located them a short distance from the store. The subjects were identified as Geoffrey Thomas and Alvin Simmons.  Investigation revealed Thomas and Simmons would take reciepts out of the trash can then steal the items on the reciept and return the items for a cash refund.   


Both subjects were arrested and booked at the Central Detention Center where they are being held on a $50,000 bail


Refer:             Deputy Cruz


Station:          Highland Police Station


Phone No.     (909) 425-9793


Case No.       131401630

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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