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SBSD - Chino Hills Police Department
Tuesday December 6th, 2022 :: 10:21 a.m. PST


Mail Theft Suspects Arrested After Foot Pursuit in Chino Hills

DATE/TIME: December 5, 2022 / 10:11 p.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of Stolen Mail, Resisting Arrest and Conspiracy

LOCATION: Fairfield Ranch Road and Nomad Lane, Chino Hills

SUSPECT(S): Christopher Ford, 30-year-old Male Resident of Ontario and  Kamar McClendon, 43-year-old Male Resident of Pomona

VICTIM(S): Chino Hills, Upland, and Pomona Residents

SUMMARY: On Monday, December 5, 2022, at approximately 10:11 p.m., deputies from Chino Hills Station responded to a report of suspects stealing mail from the area of Fairfield Ranch Road and Nomad Lane. 

Deputies located the vehicle in the area and initiated a traffic stop.  The driver, later identified as Kamar McClendon, and the passenger,  identified as Christopher Ford, fled on foot during the traffic stop.  McClendon and Ford were captured and arrested for outstanding warrants and possessing stolen mail and packages.  

Deputies determined  the stolen mail and packages recovered in the suspect's vehicle belonged to Chino Hills, Upland, and Pomona residents.   McClendon and Ford were booked at the West Valley Detention Center for PC 530.5(c )(3) - Possession of Stolen Mail, PC 148(A)(1)- Resisting Arrest, and PC 182(A)(1) - Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.

Anyone with information regarding the incidents are urged to contact the Chino Hills Station (909) 364-2000.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or leave information at

Refer: Deputy Ryan Torres or Deputy Jonathan Drayer

Station: Chino Hills Station

Phone No. (909) 364-2000

Case No. DR 222204160

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

SBSD - Chino Hills Police Department
14077 Peyton Dr
Chino Hills, CA 91709

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