Seventeen suspects arrested in multiple take-over robberies of cellular phone stores throughout three counties

Ten adults and seven juveniles are suspected of multiple take-over robberies of cellular phone stores that occurred throughout, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles counties between October 2022 and April 2023.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the suspects in these robberies were responsible for the theft of more than $500,000 in cellular phones, tablets, and smartwatches.

Multiple county and local law enforcement agencies coordinated a large-scale investigation into the series. In March, additional robberies occurred in Lake Elsinore and Jurupa Valley that led to the subsequent identification and arrest of several subjects. As additional information came to light, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office, and San Bernardino Police Department were involved in multiple arrests related to the series.

As part of the investigation, deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET), Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET), San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office (Rancho Cucamonga Station, Adelanto Station, and Victorville Station) and San Bernardino Police Department served several search warrants in Adelanto, San Bernardino, and Rialto related to the series. Stolen property from the robberies was recovered and returned to the owners.

The 10 adult suspects arrested in this case are Kei Kei Freeman, 24, of San Bernardino; Elijah Anderson, age 18, of Adelanto; Rashaun Ramsey, 20, of Adelanto; Gianni Fisher, 20, of Adelanto; Brian Roman, 24, of Moreno Valley; Eddie Thompson, 19, of Banning; Kimonni Morgna, 19, of San Bernardino; Charlesha Barnett, 23, of San Bernardino; Kavana Rodriguez, 20, of Riverside; and Brandon Dybdahl, 23, of San Bernardino.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Deputy Morales at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951-955–2600 or Investigator Leone at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station at 951-245–3300.


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