Press Release: Deputies Arrest Residential Burglary Suspects
On Monday, September 16, around 3:08 p.m., deputies responded to the 1900 block of Norco Drive in Norco in reference to a residential burglary investigation. The residents arrived home and reported that the residence had been forced into and several items were taken. Surveillance video was captured of the suspects as they left the residence. The Norco Special Enforcement Team took over the investigation.
Deputies learned that the suspects had utilized several credit cards belonging to the victim in the City of Fontana. After reviewing surveillance video, deputies followed up with suspect leads that led them to a residence located in the 2300 block of Orange Street in Riverside.
A search warrant was obtained for the residence and on Thursday, September 19, deputies served the search warrant. Three suspects were arrested and, during a search, deputies located the victims’ stolen property from the burglary and an altered sawed off shotgun.
The following suspects were arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center:
Justin Sorg, a 35-year-old male resident of Riverside, for P.C. 459-Burglary, P.C. 496(a)-Possession of Stolen Property, and P.C. 182-Conspiracy.
Leopoldo Lopez, a 30-year-old male resident of Riverside, for P.C. 459-Burglary, P.C. 496(a)-Possession of Stolen Property, P.C. 182-Conspiracy, and P.C. 3455(a)-Violation of Post Release Community Supervision.
Raelynn Kruse, a 40-year-old female resident of Riverside, for P.C. 459-Burglary, P.C. 496(a)-Possession of Stolen Property, P.C. 530.5-Identity Theft, and P.C. 29800(a)-Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, contact Deputy Kehrier at (951) 270-5673 at the Norco Sheriff’s Station.