Trevor Russell Burton
JURUPA VALLEY – A probation compliance check that resulted in the discovery of stolen property including electronic equipment from a school led to a suspects arrest
According to the Riverside Sheriff’s Department sometime between March 11-14, 2016, Mira Loma Middle School, located at 5051 Steve Avenue in Jurupa Valley was burglarized. The school reported that several laptop computers and other pieces of electronic equipment were stolen from classrooms.
Investigators from the Jurupa Valley Station’s Burglary Suppression Team assumed control of the investigation and with assistance from Jurupa Valley Station’s crime analyst, the team developed a lead on a suspect who was currently on probation. On March 24, while instituting a probation compliance check of Trevor Russell Burton, a 35-year-old adult male, residing in the 10500 block of 60th Street, Jurupa Valley, investigators discovered evidence connecting him to the crime.
During the search of Burton’s residence, investigators discovered several of the laptop computers and other electronic equipment which was stolen from the school. Investigators also located numerous other items that included, “pieces of stolen mail, stolen U.S. Postal Service community mailbox keys, forged and altered checks, credit cards, passports and driver’s licenses, identity theft victim’s personal identification information and several pieces of equipment used to produce fraudulent credit cards and payroll checks” according to a press release.
Burton was arrested on numerous felony charges including possession of stolen property, possession of fraudulent credit cards, checks and identification cards, identity theft, committing a felony while on bail and violation of probation. Burton was later booked into jail at the Robert Presley Detention Center.
Authorities are attempting to identify numerous victims who may be unaware their identity and/or property has been stolen. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Deputy David Newman at the Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.