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SBSD - Chino Hills Police Department
Thursday April 14th, 2022 :: 11:17 a.m. PDT


Deputies Arrest Bell Gardens Man, Identified as the Suspect in Multiple Southern California Retail Thefts

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 / 2:15 p.m.

INCIDENT: Grand Theft

LOCATION: Chino Hills

SUSPECT(S): Vessi Diaz, 27-year-old resident of Bell Gardens

VICTIM(S): Costco

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, deputies responded to Costco located in the city of Chino Hills, regarding a theft. Costco Loss Prevention reported a male Hispanic entered the Costco, selected two Sonos brand speakers valued at over $950.00, and left the store in a white sedan without paying.

Vessi Diaz was identified as the suspect. A warrant was authored for Diaz's arrest. Diaz was located in a nearby city and arrested. Detectives learned Diaz was responsible for over 20 retail thefts throughout Southern California. 
Diaz was transported to the West Valley Detention Center and booked for Grand Theft.     

Anyone with information regarding the incident are urged to contact Detective Ryan Girard of the Chino Hills Station (909) 364-2000.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Detective Ryan Girard / Email: [email protected]  
Station: Chino Hills

Phone No. (909) 364-2000

Case No. 222201235

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Chino Hills Police Department
14077 Peyton Dr
Chino Hills, CA 91709

Emergency: 9-1-1

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