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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 26, 2014/5:35 a.m.


INCIDENT:   Commercial Burglary


LOCATION: Main Street/C Avenue


SUSPECTS: Ralph Serrano Anaya, age 51 of Hesperia


VICTIMS:  Withheld


On January 26, 2014, at approximately 5:35 a.m., Hesperia Deputy Brendan Motley initiated a traffic stop on a pick-up truck matching a suspect vehicle description in several local burglaries. The driver, identified as Ralph Anaya, was in possession of evidence connecting him to two recent commercial burglaries.


Deputy Motley arrested and booked Anaya at the West Valley Detention Center for PC459, burglary, with his bail set at $175,000.


Detectives from the Hesperia Station have subsequently linked Anaya to thirteen other commercial burglaries and anticipate they will connect him with several more dating back to November 2013. Additional charges against Anaya are pending.


Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to please contact Detective Jarrod Burns at the Hesperia Station, 760-947-1500.


This is an ongoing effort by the Sheriff’s Department to protect the communities it serves.


Citizens are encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Department or WE-TIP(1-800-87-CRIME, to report suspicious or criminal activity and can remain anonymous.


Refer:                     Susan Rose, Public Information Officer


Station:                  Hesperia


Phone No.             760 947-1500

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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