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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Wednesday September 28th, 2022 :: 01:17 p.m. PDT


Suspects Arrested for Burglary When Caught Exiting Abandoned City Building

DATE/TIME: Monday, September 26, 2022, at 5:55 p.m.


LOCATION: 17500 Block of Montezuma Street, Adelanto

VICTIM: City of Adelanto

SUSPECT: Francisco Negrete, 28 years-old, resident of Adelanto
Juan Francisco, 30 years-old, resident of Adelanto

SUMMARY: On Monday, September 26, 2022, at 5:55 p.m., deputies responded to a commercial building owned by City of Adelanto, in the 17500 block of Montezuma Street in Adelanto. Francisco Negrete and Juan Francisco were contacted by a City of Adelanto Code Enforcement Officer as they exited the abandoned building. The suspects had forced entry into the building through a window.

Negrete and Francisco were arrested for commercial burglary and booked at High Desert Detention Center. Negrete was also in possession of a dagger concealed under his shirt, in his waistband. Both suspects are currently being held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail each.  

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy K. Russell, at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station 760-552-6800. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or 

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Phone No. (760) 552-6845

Case No. 242202264

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

SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

Emergency: 9-1-1

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