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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



Date/Time: January 16th, 2014

Crime or Incident: Search Warrant for PC 459 – Burglary; Commercial

Location:  4635 Chino Hills Parkway, Chino Hills, CA

Victim: Babies R Us

Suspect:  Marsha Contreras, 34 Year of age, resident of Rowland Heights

Deputies: Chino Hills Police Department                

CASE: # 221303721



Summary

On December 4, 2013 Chino Hills Deputies responded to Baby’s R Us to begin an investigation of theft by fraud. During the investigation, deputies determined a female suspect, later identified as Marsha Contreras, approached the Chino Hills Baby’s R Us guest services counter several times and fraudulently returned unpaid merchandise, thus receiving store credit into store gift cards.

 

During the investigation, deputies learned the suspect was responsible for similar thefts around Southern California. Chino Hills Deputies obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s Rowland Heights home resulting in the recovery of stolen property and evidence linking Contreras to other thefts.

 

Deputies arrested Contreras for investigation of commercial burglary. Contreras was booked at the West Valley Detention Center with bail set at $150,000.  Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Chino Hills Detective Division at (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