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Santa Ana Police Department
Wednesday August 16th, 2017 :: 10:01 a.m. PDT


Detectives Asking For Media & Public's Assistance In Identifying Suspect Wanted In Robbery Series

Suspect: Male /Hispanic/Adult, 5’10”-6’00” tall, 220-250 lbs., heavy build, *armed with a handgun, tucked in his right waistband*

Crime Type: Commercial Armed Robbery/ PC 211

Location: 1730 E. 17th Street #B/ Verizon Wireless Store

Synopsis: On 08/10/2017 at approximately 9:00pm., the suspect entered the Verizon Wireless Store just prior to closing. The suspect entered with a black plastic rolling tote box, exposed a handgun that was tucked in his waistband and ordered the victims to the rear inventory room. The suspect ordered the victims down to the floor, while he loaded the tote with cell phones, tablets, and cash. The same suspect robbed different Verizon stores on 07/14/2017 in the City of Garden Grove and in the City of Seal Beach on 02/25/2017.

Surveillance Video (Garden Grove 07/14/17) -

Surveillance Video (Santa Ana 08/10/17) -

Anyone with information on this suspect or similar, please notify the SAPD Robbery Unit, Det. Cpl. J. Mendoza at 714-245-8545, email or contact Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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