Four Arrested at Walmart on Burglary, Weapons Charges

The suspects made hundreds of dollars worth of purchases with fraudulent gift cards.

Four people were arrested at Walmart Thursday for making hundreds of dollars worth of purchases with fraudulent gift cards and possessing loaded weapons, according to Glendora Police.

Glendora Police arrested four people shortly after 7 a.m.: Fernando Gonzales, 34, of Riverside; David Alvarez, 33, of Azusa; and Howard Reyes, 28, of Los Angeles; and Desiree Gurba, 36, of La Puente, a wanted parolee.  

The suspects made about $600 worth of purchases using fraudulent cards. All four were booked on suspicion of burglary and other charges.

Two loaded weapons were also found in the suspects’ car. They were also in possession of at least two dozen unused gift cards, of which police are determining whether they are fraudulent as well.

All four are to be arraigned at a West Covina court Tuesday, according to Glendora Police.

just a mom January 18, 2013 at 03:22 AM
Maybe we should just have a sub station in the parking lot. It seems not a day goes by without criminals being arrested at our local Walmart. And to think these are just the ones who get caught. Yikes!
Danlp January 18, 2013 at 04:24 PM
Yes, it's like in that baseball movie " build it and they will come". We did and they do, daily.
Gary Donahue January 18, 2013 at 11:43 PM
Haha, you guys are great. However, you are also correct. It's unfortunate as I like Wal-Mart, but it is acting like a magnet for criminals.
Bill C. January 19, 2013 at 09:01 AM
24/7 locations have been places scum like this have always used to commit crime including buying and selling dope. Idiots like this though just aren't very smart because no matter what time you act out cops are only a phone call away.
Terry January 20, 2013 at 05:33 AM
Criminals know that Walmarts are easy targets because the staff there isn't the brightest bunch. When a store has well-trained, competent employees, criminals will think twice before trying to use fake gift cards or steal items.


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