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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date:           January 10, 2014

Incident:     PC 211 Armed Robbery

Location:    27949 Greenspot Rd, Highland, California 92346

Suspect:      Unknown Black Male, Late 30's, 5'8"-5'10", Heavy Build, Black Hair, Brown Eyes, Has patchy facial hair with gray
                     hair. Last seen wearing black puffy style Jacket with hoodie, and black sweat pants with cargo style pockets

Victim:         AT&T Phone Store



On Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at about 7:30 PM, Riverside Police received a 911 call of an armed robbery in progress at a Verizon Cellular phone store in their city. Officers arrived within seconds of the call, and contacted the suspect exiting the store. After a short foot pursuit, LEON CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM (Black male adult; 41 years old) from Moreno Valley was arrested and found to be in possession of a weapon used in the robberies. Investigators recognized Graham from a Wanted Flier and the news media coverage on this case and notified Highland Police Investigators.


Highland Police Detectives worked in conjunction with Riverside Police, and a search warrant was served at the suspects’ home in Moreno Valley, where they located a loaded handgun, and other evidence linking him to the armed robbery at the Highland AT&T stor


The suspect, Leon Graham has also been linked to other armed robberies in neighboring cities.


Leon Graham remains in-custody in Riverside County jail in lieu of $250,000 bail.


Highland Police Detectives will continue to work with investigators from Moreno Valley Police and Riverside Police on this on-going investigation.


Anyone with any information that could be of assistance in this investigation is asked to contact Detective Donald Patton at the Highland Police Department (909) 425-9793.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at




Refer:             Detective Donald Patton


Station:          Highland Station


Phone No:     (909) 425-9793  Ext. 246   


Case No:       131305683




On Monday, 12-30-13 at approximately 8:10 p.m. the unidentified suspect entered the AT&T Phone store on Greenspot Road in the City of Highland. The suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun and ordered all the customers and employees into a rear office, where he stole their personal cell phones. The suspect ordered two employees to place all the smart phones, I-Pads, and tablets into two large bags. The suspect emptied the cash registers and fled the store with the money and the bags of stolen property. It is unknown if the suspect was on foot or in a vehicle. Anyone with any information on the suspect is urged to contact Highland Police Detectives at (909) 425-9793 Ext. 246 or the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME /



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Detective Donald Patton (909) 425-9793 Ext. 246 

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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