Suspect Arrested for Attempted Robbery at Business

Date:

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant David Barr

File # MV231980216

Details:

On July 17, 2023, at 5:20 p.m., deputies from the Riverside Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Station responded to the report of a robbery in-progress near the 12000 block of Heacock Street, Moreno Valley. Employees at the business advised the suspect pointed an object at them, simulating he had a firearm, then demanded money from the cash register. The suspect attempted to open the cash register, but was unsuccessful. Deputies arrived within minutes and established a perimeter around the business. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was identified as Justin Rusty Martinez, a 35 year-old resident of Moreno Valley. Martinez was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for attempted robbery.

This is an on-going investigation and no further information will be released. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Deputy Palacios at the Riverside Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Station at (951) 486-6700.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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