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OC Christmas Burglar Shot

Staff Reports

Fullerton– A man has been charged for burglarizing a home on Christmas and fleeing the scene after being shot by the homeowner.

Jeremy William Bell, 29, of Fullerton, has been charged with one felony count each of First Degree Residential Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Attempted First Degree Residential Burglary, with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a deadly weapon, and a prior prison conviction in 2012 in Riverside County for a felon in possession of a firearm. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of nine years and four months in state prison.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2014, Bell is accused of attempting to break into an Anaheim home. He is accused of removing the sliding screen door of a room at the residence, but was unable to get inside. The family inside the home noticed an unknown man wearing a ski mask and contacted 911. The defendant is accused of fleeing the scene. Anaheim Police Department (APD) officers arrived at the residence, but were unable to locate the defendant.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 25, 2014, Bell is accused of breaking into an Anaheim home in a different neighborhood by gaining access inside the home’s closed garage. The homeowner heard noises coming from the garage and went to investigate. The defendant is accused of striking the homeowner in the face with a metal wrench as the victim opened the garage door. The homeowner ran back inside the home and retrieved a shotgun. The defendant is accused of fleeing the scene and stealing items from the residence after seeing the homeowner armed with a shotgun.

The homeowner fired one round of birdshot which struck the defendant in the back. APD arrived at the scene and arrested the suspect after finding him hiding outside a nearby garage at a different residence.

Bell is being held on $500,000 bail and was scheduled for pre-trial on Wed., Jan. 7, at the North Justice Center in Fullerton.

Chino Valley: Happenings


Chino/Chino Hills – A series of events are happening in the Chino Valley area. Here is a recap of what’s going on.

A press release was issue last week about the Chino Police searching for a burglar who smashed windows and burglarized at least 13 small restaurants in Chino Hills, Chino and Ontario.  The events occurred in the areas between Nov. 5, 2013 and Feb. 19, 2014.  The suspect is believed to be a Hispanic male about 5’ 10” tall, and police believe the suspect may be working with a partner. The Chino Police Department is asking the public to look closely at still photographs taken from video surveillance cameras (available at cityofchino.org) and contact the Department at (909) 628-1234 if you have any information related to the burglaries or the suspect.

Children from six to eight of age can now register for the City of Chino Hills Youth Rookie Soccer Clinic, which begins March 25.  This clinic is a six-week program that meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Veterans Park, 14877 Eucalyptus Avenue. The cost is $40 for Chino Hills residents and $45 for non-residents. City staff will teach the fundamentals of soccer through drills and live action game play in a team setting.  All equipment is included at the clinic; soccer cleats and shin guards are not required to play. Participants will receive a t-shirt and certificate. To register, go online at http://www.chinohills/RecOnline, or go in person to the Chino Hills City Hall Recreation Office, located at 14000 City Center Drive; the Founders Recreation Center, located at 2000 Founders Drive; or to the Chino Hills Community Center, located at 14250 Peyton Drive.  Make sure to the mention Class Code: 421006-01. For more information, please call (909) 364-2700.

Eastvale Homeowner Chases Down Attempted Burglar

537761_10151284945342488_264215156_nOn December 15, at 4:37 AM, deputies from the Eastvale Police Department responded to a report of attempted burglary, that just occurred in the 6400 block of Caxton. The homeowner was leaving his residence to go work, when he saw the suspect, later identified as Jason Rene Flores, a 30-year-old resident of Eastvale, attempting to enter his locked garage door. Flores had entered the property through an unlocked side gate. When confronted by the homeowner, Flores fled on foot and was chased down by the homeowner and detained until deputies arrived. Flores was arrested for attempt burglary and being under the influence of a controlled substance. He was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center. The Eastvale Police Department would like to remind everyone to report any suspicious activity by calling 911 The Eastvale Police Department is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Deputy J. Bracey at the Sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.