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SBSD - Central
Friday December 1st, 2017 :: 04:24 p.m. PST


A mother and son arrested for Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud; also wanted in nearby counties for similar crimes

DATE/TIME: November 29, 2017 / 9:40 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 530.5 Identity Theft and PC 484G Credit Card Fraud

LOCATION: 24414 University Avenue #72, Loma Linda

SUSPECT(S): Arby Monteverde, 29 years old and Monique Monteverde, 53 years old, Loma Linda residents

On October 13, 2017, the victim reported fraudulent use of their credit card to the Central Sheriff's Station. Central Station detectives gathered all the pertinent information and began their investigation. During the investigation, they identified the suspects as Monique Monteverde and Arby Monteverde (mother and son). Detectives obtained warrants for their arrest and on November 29, 2017, Detective Pablo Columbi located their residence at 24414 University Avenue #72, in the city of Loma Linda. Detective Columbi authored a search warrant for the residence and made contact with the suspects. During the search, detectives located evidence of credit card fraud, computers which contained victim’s personal information, embossing machine and other evidence of a sophisticated identity theft ring.

Monique and Arby Monteverde were arrested and booked at West Valley Detention Center for PC 530.5 Identity Theft and PC 484G Credit Card Fraud. Both subjects are wanted by San Diego and Riverside Counties for similar crimes.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central station at (909)387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the website at

Refer: Detective P. Colombi

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909)387-3545

Case No. 771701198

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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