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Riverside County Sheriff's Department - Jurupa Valley Station
Friday December 8th, 2017 :: 05:17 p.m. PST


Suspected burglary gets caught by homeowner while attempting to break in home in Jurupa Valley.

A 63-year-old victim called to report that her 70-year-old husband went outside to check on their residence after hearing what they believed to be someone breaking into their home in Jurupa Valley.

The 70-year-old husband armed himself with his legally owned firearm and went outside to investigate. He found a suspect who was armed with a crowbar, trying to break inside their home. The 70-year-old victim held the burglar at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

Deputies arrived within four minutes and arrested 34-year-old Jose Rodriguez of San Bernardino, for burglary, possession of burglary tools, and an outstanding arrest warrant. Rodriguez was booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center.

Riverside County Sheriff's Department - Jurupa Valley Station
7477 Mission Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92509

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 951-955-2600

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