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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: August 12, 2014/3:27 P.M.

INCIDENT: Commercial Burglary

LOCATION: City of Loma Linda


SUSPECT(S): Richard Zavala, 32-year-old resident of Chino Hills

Brandon Reyes,35-year-old resident of Pomona

VICTIM(S): Loma Linda University Medical Center


On Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 3:27 P.M., deputies from Central Sheriff's Station responded to Loma Linda University Medical Center reference a theft report.  Accordring to witnesses, two Hispanic male adults entered the hospital and were dressed up as maintenance employees.  After the two subjects were confronted by staff, they left the location. Property belonging to Loma Linda University Medical Center was found to be missing.  During the investigation, deputies determined 32-year-old Richard Zavala from Chino Hills and 35-year-old Brandon Reyes from Pomona were the suspects. Zavala and Reyes were located and arrested by Central Station and Chino Hills Deputies. A total of 21 microsope lenses with an approximate value of $31,500.00 were recovered and released back to the hospital. Zavala and Reyes were booked into West Valley Detention Center.

Refer:                     Deputy Adam Duncan 

Station:                  Central Station

Phone No.             (909) 387-3545

Case No.                151401468

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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