San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: APRIL 5, 2016 12:49 P.M.

INCIDENT: DEPUTIES RECOVER STOLEN MERCHANDISE TOTALING THOUSANDS OF
DOLLARS DURING SEARCH WARRANT

LOCATION: 14000 BLOCK OF SILVER CREEK WAY, VICTORVILLE

SUSPECT(S): DEBBIE GARCIA, AGE 56 OF VICTORVILLE
JAYME GARCIA, AGE 32 OF VICTORVILLE

Summary

On Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at approximately 4:29 p.m., Deputy Drake of the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of commercial burglary at Target in the City of Hesperia.

Target Store’s Loss Prevention realized through investigation of their return records that at least 378 return transactions had been processed by Debbie and Jayme Garcia(mother & daughter) at Target Stores in San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties in 2015. A cooperative investigation with Target Stores revealed the suspects were stealing from Target using a complex scheme that involved switched barcodes that totaled a loss of approximately $28,000 in merchandise.

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at approximately 12:49 p.m., Hesperia Deputies and Gang Team served a search warrant at a residence in the 14000 block of Silver Creek Way, Victorville. Deputies recovered and returned to Target Stores property that included chairs, ottomans, bed sets, curtains, décor and other miscellaneous household items.

Ramey Warrants were issued for suspects Debbie and Jayme Garcia. On April 6, 2016 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Jayme Garcia turned herself in at the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station. Jayme Garcia will be booked at High Desert Detention Center on charges of PC459-Commercial Burglary.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Debbie Garcia are encouraged to contact Deputy Drake at 760-947-1500 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001 or remain anonymous by contacting We Tip at 800-78-CRIME.

Refer: Karen Hunt, Media Relations

Station: Hesperia

Phone No. (760)947-1549

Case No.191602245

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700