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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Wednesday September 13th, 2023 :: 11:48 a.m. PDT


Neighbors Alert Homeowner to Strangers on Property; Suspects Arrested for Attempted Burglary

DATE/TIME: Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 9:39 a.m.


LOCATION: 17600 Block of Cattleman Road, Apple Valley

SUSPECT #1: Rachel Martinez, 35 years-old female, resident of Apple Valley
SUSPECT #2: Habula Elekana, 38 years-old male, resident of Apple Valley

SUMMARY: On Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 9:39 a.m., responded to a residence in the 17600 Block of Cattleman Road in Apple Valley. According to the homeowner, they were told by a neighbor that there were people on their property. The homeowner, who has been a victim of burglary within the last few months, advised deputies no one had permission to be on his property. 

Deputies arrived and located Habula Elekana and Rachel Martinez. Elekana and Martinez were arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy J. Delano, 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. 072303188

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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