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Mail, checks and credit cards stolen from hundreds of victims found in Apple Valley –

APPLE VALLEY, CA ( – Two suspects have been arrested for stealing postal checks and credit cards from hundreds of victims, officials said.

On Monday, August 8, 2022, Sheriff’s Department Specialist Rodriguez responded to a report of stolen mail in the 11000 block of Neola Road in the town of Apple Valley.

Through the investigation, Rodriguez identified the suspects as Jesse Robert Garcia36 years old, resident of Victorville, and Sabrina Ruth Martinez31 years old, resident of Apple Valley.

On Wednesday, August 24, 2022, Deputies and Sheriff’s Department Specialist Rodriguez served a search warrant in the 21000 block of Nisqually Road in the town of Apple Valley.

While executing the search warrant, deputies arrested Garcia and Martinez and recovered two loaded firearms, ammunition and hundreds of stolen mail, checks and credit cards.

Garcia and Martinez were arrested and incarcerated at the High Desert Detention Center for possession of a loaded firearm, forgery, and possession of a forged check. Both are being held in lieu of $25,000 bond.

The Victorville Police Department said all victims will be notified.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Sheriff’s Department Specialist Rodriguez or Apple Valley Police Department Deputy Clancy at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956 -5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call the We-Tip hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you can leave the information on the We-Tip website at

(photo courtesy of Apple Valley Police Department)

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