Fabian Lloyd Alvarado
MENIFEE – A suspect with several outstanding felony warrants and believed to be responsible for numerous auto thefts was arrested and is being help on $1M bail.
Around noon on Thursday April 21, 2016, Menifee Police received a call that a man with a gun had attempted to rob a local business. Officers arrived at the business located in the 26900 Block of Newport Road in Menifee, but the suspect had already fled.
Witnesses reported that following the armed robbery attempt, the suspect had fled in a gray Kia sedan south on Bradley Road. Authorities were able to determine the vehicle used in this crime had been stolen earlier that morning in the city of Hemet.
According to Sergeant David Douglas of the Riverside Sheriff’s Department, officers were later able to locate the stolen vehicle across from a business in the 29000 Block of Newport Road near the intersection of Newport Road and Menifee Road.
It appeared that the suspect vehicle had become disabled and was abandoned. Officers also discovered a weapon believed to have been left in the vehicle by the suspect. After abandoning his ride, the suspect had walked to a nearby business where he attempted to steal a second vehicle. Officers spotted him and he fled on foot.
Authorities were able to locate suspect in a nearby neighborhood. Fabian Lloyd Alvarado, 28 years old from Hemet was arrested and found to have several outstanding felony warrants as well as being believed to be responsible for numerous auto thefts in the Menifee area.
Alvarado was later booked into the Southwest Detention Center, in unincorporated Murrieta, for violation of Attempted Armed Robbery, Burglary, and three counts of Auto Theft. Alvarado is being held on one million dollars bail.