Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Staff Reports

Chino Hills- On August 10, deputies recovered burglary tools, drug paraphernalia, and a stolen car during a routine traffic stop in Chino Hills on the cross roads of Peyton Drive and the 71 freeway.

The two suspects were identified as Zena Padilla, 20-year-old resident of Pomona and Raymond Rivera, 26-year-old resident of West Covina.

Deputy Brenes of the Chino Hills Police/Sheriff’s Station pulled the vehicle over for expired registration tags and an inoperable brake light. Zena Padilla, who was driving, also happened to be unlicensed. As the deputy did his investigation, he determined that the vehicle had been stolen, burglary tools were found, and drugs were located in the passenger compartment of the vehicle.

Both the suspects were booked into West Valley Detention Center and arrested for possession of stolen property and possession of burglary tools.