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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



DATE:         January 9, 2014 

  

INCIDENT:  Residential Burglaries

 

SUSPECT:  Donald Ming Hwang, 41, Chino

 

LOCATION: Multiple locations throughout Chino Hills

 



Summary

On January 3, 2014, Chino Hills deputies received information that a person was selling stolen items on eBay from a recent Chino Hills residential burglary. Deputies and detectives initiated a follow-up investigation and a buy was conducted with the suspected eBay seller. The property purchased from the eBay seller was confirmed to be a stolen camera lens from a recent Chino Hills residential burglary. Deputies and detectives identified the eBay seller as Donald Ming Hwang of Chino, California and authored a search warrant for Hwang’s residence.


On January 8, 2014, Hwang was arrested as he left his residence. Deputies and detectives searched Hwang’s residence and located a large amount of stolen property such as computers, guns, televisions, watches, and clothing plus a large quantity of narcotics.  The stolen property recovered at Hwang’s residence has an estimated value in excess of $100,000. Suspect Donald Ming Hwang was booked into the West Valley Detention Center and his bail was set at $750,000.00.  The investigation is ongoing as detectives believe the stolen items recovered from Hwang’s residence are from other Chino Hills residential burglaries and from neighboring cities.

 

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   Suspect Donald Ming Hwang

 

   Detective Brandon Rios

   Chino Hills Police/Sheriff

   (909)364-2000



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