Two Suspects Arrested after Police Respond to Suspicious Vehicle

August 9, 2021

 by Elizabeth Weiler

A suspicious vehicle was found Friday morning, Aug. 6 at the 5300 Block of Irwindale Ave.

When police responded to the call, they found two individuals loading over 70 stolen car tire rims into their truck. According to the Irwindale Police Department, the stolen goods were returned to their owners just before the suspects were taken to jail.

Both individuals involved had warrants out for their arrest prior to the Friday morning incident have now been identified as Jeffrey Charles Hamlin, a 47 year-old of Ontario, and Rogelio Rodriguez Jr., a 43 year-old of Baldwin Park.

The suspects were charged with grand theft and possession of counterfeit currency charges.


Image Credit: "Irwindale police car" by Waltarrrrr is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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