Originally Published By Corona PD
(Above Image Courtesy of CPD)
“Good Afternoon, Corona Residents!
We want to keep you informed about recent activities of your police department. Here’s a summary of the incidents to which our officers responded from Monday, October 23rd, 7:00 AM to Monday, October 30th, 7:00 AM:
Calls for Service: Our officers attended a total of 2,185 incidents, including 169 alarm calls, 34 area checks, 108 disturbance calls, 76 property checks, and 45 welfare checks.
Arrests: We apprehended 47 individuals involved in various offenses during this period.
October 23rd, 7:00 AM: Officers responded to the Best Western located at 1900 Frontage Road regarding a fifteen-year-old female who said she was sexually assaulted by two adult males in a hotel room at the location. Detectives responded to assist with the investigation. Evidence was located which showed the suspects were aware the victim was a minor. She met one of the suspects on social media and he sent an Uber to her home to bring her to the hotel. Officers arrested Jade Henry (20 years of Placentia) and Anthony Segura (20 years of Santa Ana) for the sexual assault.
October 23rd, 9:27 PM: Officers were dispatched to the Corona Hills Apartments in the 2300 block of Millcreek Place regarding a suspicious male jumping fences and attempting to break into the gym. Upon arrival, officers located and detained Barrinton Collins (30 years of Riverside), who matched the description. During a search of Collins, officers located drug paraphernalia. A records check of Collins revealed he was currently on formal probation for narcotics offenses. Collins was arrested for violating his probation and for possession of drug paraphernalia.
October 25th, 12:39 AM: Officers responded to the Desert Inn Motel at 1071 West Sixth Street for a domestic violence call during which the victim was struck and threatened. The suspect, Alex Garcia (32 years of Riverside), was on PRCS (Post Release Community Service) for weapons violations and used furniture to barricade himself inside a motel room. Officers used a ram to enter the room and Garcia continued to ignore officers’ commands. Garcia was tasered and taken into custody for domestic violence, criminal threats, resisting police officers and violating the terms of his PRCS.
October 27th, 6:11 PM: Officers on the PACT Team located a suspect, Robert Rosas (39 years of Corona), who was on probation and had an active felony warrant for weapons violations in the 600 block of Ford Street. Rosas barricaded himself inside his vehicle, ignored officers’ commands, and began ingesting fentanyl. Officers broke the car’s rear window and introduced OC powder (pepper spray) inside the vehicle. The OC powder was ineffective, and Rosas began to display signs he was overdosing. Officers approached the vehicle and opened the driver’s door. Rosas became combative and was taken into custody with the assistance of a K9. Rosas received medical treatment and was arrested for the felony warrant, resisting officers, possession of drug paraphernalia, and being under the influence of narcotics.
October 29th, 3:48 AM: Officers were dispatched to a business in the 300 block of East Harrison Street regarding a commercial burglary alarm. Officers arrived within four minutes and detained Brittany Johnson (33 years of Wildomar) nearby. During a search of Johnson, officers located drug paraphernalia as well as keys and several cartons of cigarettes. The business owner was contacted and confirmed the keys and cigarettes were stolen from his business. Surveillance footage was reviewed and it depicted six male adults break into the business and steal approximately $100,000 worth of cigarettes. The suspects all fled in three separate vehicles. Once the six suspects left, Johnson walked into the business from the dumpster area of the parking lot and stole about $450 worth of cigarettes before she was detained by police. Johnson was arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The six suspects who initially broke into the business and stole the large amount of cigarettes are still outstanding and follow up investigation is being conducted.
October 29th, 8:28 AM: Officers responded to a call of a commercial business alarm in the 300 block of Bonnie Circle. While responding to the call, an employee observed a suspicious person looking through items in a secured area of the business. Officers arrived and observed Roy Moore (49 years of Corona) in a locked and fenced area of the business stealing items. Moore was found to have multiple burglary tools on his person, as well as several grams of methamphetamine. Moore was arrested for burglary, possession of burglary tools, and possession of narcotics. It should be noted Moore was placed on summary probation one month prior for trespassing.
October 29th, 11:00 AM Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Airport Circle regarding a subject attempting to break into several trailers at the business. Upon arrival, Officers located and detained Brandon Lebo (47 years of Corona) as he was riding his bicycle away from the trailers. A records check revealed Lebo was on formal probation for possession of stolen property and a several burglary tools were located during a search of his property. A witness observed Lebo attempting to open several locked trailers, which caused fresh damage. Surveillance footage was also obtained which depicted Lebo attempting to force entry into the trailers. Lebo was arrested for attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools, and violating his probation.
Stay safe, Corona! “