As you know we have gotten numerous reports of suspects driving up to stores and the suspects walking in and grabbing items and leaving the store.
The most recent reports are reporting the suspects are now stealing: liquor, clothes, jewelry, electronics, cell phones, etc…
This has been an ongoing issue for a few months now. And we have one again gotten a spike in reports of the suspects continuing to commit these crimes to local businesses.
Business owners told us they have provided surveillance videos and cell phone photos to the police.
Photos and video that include the suspects, vehicles and plates. And police have not made any arrests according to the victims.
Most of the suspect descriptions have been Hispanic and Black females in a light colored vehicle. Also several black male teens in a dark colored vehicle.
Many of these business owners told us they are frustrated because they provided all this evidence to police and no arrests have been made and they feel that the police are not investigating the crimes.
Many of the business owners have told us a few of the incidents were robberies (Suspects producing and/or threatening a weapon during the thefts) , and when they contacted the police that they are labeling the robberies as retail thefts on the reports.
Note: Recently an off duty officer was at Best Buy and struggled and detained a suspect, during one of these incidents. Police did release information on that incident. Unknown if it is related to the many other incidents, the incidents still continue… you can view that incident here ~ CLICK HERE
Police from Cherry Valley PD and RPD are encrypted and have not released any information on any of these crimes.
If they do, we will update this.
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Disclaimer: As you know the local police have encrypted, have not released any information, etc…
They rarely ever do release information to the public, since encrypting. So do not expect any updates.
The information that is posted was provided to us via various sources. So we can not guarantee the accuracy of this article.
We can only provide you the information that IS provided to us. If police and/or officials do release information, we will try to update this.
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