Three commercial burglary suspects arrested

Claremont Police Department officers observed a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a closed business on Auto Center Drive near Indian Hill Boulevard on December 23 at about 3 a.m. Officers saw a male crouched down behind the car and as they approached, the vehicle drove away. A traffic stop was conducted and three suspects were detained.

During a search of the vehicle, officers located cash, two Steel Master cash registers, burglary tools, masks and gloves. The three suspects were arrested for burglary, possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen property. The suspects were later interviewed and admitted to another commercial burglary that occurred at Yocrepe, 328 S. Indian Hill Blvd.  in Claremont the previous evening. Evidence and follow-up investigation also linked them to that crime.

The three suspects—Earl Sisson, 22, from Lakewood, Alexander Carter, 24, from Long Beach and Jayvonta Lewis, 24, from Long Beach were arrested and held at the Claremont city jail in lieu of $20,000 bail, They were due to appear in Pomona Court on Wednesday, December 28.


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