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SBSD - Central
Monday September 22nd, 2014 :: 12:45 p.m. PDT


San Bernardino - Eight suspects arrested for maintaining a Chop Shop, Possession of Stolen Property and Conspiracy

DATE/TIME: Thursday, 9/18/14, 2137 9:37 PM


LOCATION: 201 E. 11th St San Bernardino, CA 92410

VICTIM: Residents of San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Ruben Toledo 25, Alberto Hernandez 24, Terry Ryan 53, Tanaeja Minnifield 20, Charles King 47, Martha Quesada 33, Zacarias Ruiz 27, Myra Hernandez 20, all residents of San Bernardino.

SUMMARY: On Thursday, September 18, 2014, at approximately 9:37 a.m., deputies from the Central Station S.M.A.S.H.Team drove to 201 E. 11th St. in the City of San Bernardino to drop off a bicycle belonging to Ryan who had been arrested for possessing a concealed weapon.

Upon arrival, they came in contact with Toledo and Hernandez in the process of stripping a stolen Honda Civic that had been taken earlier that day in front of their residence. They were detained along with the other subjects who all lived there. A total of two stolen Hondas and one Nissan truck were recovered at the residence stripped. Numerous vehicle parts were located throughout the property scattered on the ground.

All subjects were arrested for maintaining a chop shop, possession of stolen vehicles and conspiracy to commit a crime. Some of the subjects were discovered to be active gang members on active parole and probation for felony crimes.

Residents are encouraged to be active in neighborhood watch programs and call the police when they notice suspicious activity at houses involving similar circumstances.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact. 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: Corporal Ruiz / Deputy McComas

Station: Central Station S.M.A.S.H.

Phone No. 909-387-3422

Case No. 011403592
JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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