Two Men Arrested for Theft at Yucaipa High School
Between July 19, 2020 and July 20, 2020, unknown suspects broke the locks to gain entry on to the Yucaipa High School campus and went into the weight training area of the gym. Yucaipa High School’s administrators discovered the suspects stole several sets of kettle bell weights and a weight stand. The Yucaipa Police Station was called to investigate the commercial burglary.
Through investigation, deputies learned most of the weights were sold through a local mobile marketplace application. The purchaser was contacted, and the purchased weights were recovered. Additional suspect leads were obtained, and two possible suspects were identified.
On July 26, 2020, Jacob Miller-Wilke and Juan Ricon were contacted at their respective residences. Miller-Wilke and Ricon were arrested for burglary and possession of stolen property. Both suspects were booked into Central Detention Center.
On July 27, 2020, a search warrant was served at one of the suspect’s residence and the stolen weight stand was recovered.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Moss of the Yucaipa Police Station (909)918-2362. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME. or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com