Two suspects were arrested on federal charges following an armed robbery of a U.S. Postal Service postal carrier in Fontana on Feb. 26, according to the Fontana Police Department.
The robbery happened around 11:15 a.m. in Block 14000 of Stinson Court, said public information officer Daniel Romero.
The male suspect, later identified as 25-year-old Bryant Godinez from Fontana, allegedly pointed a semi-automatic pistol at the victim and stole USPS mailbox keys and a mail tray before leaving the area in a silver Pontiac sedan. run by 21-year-old. old Lauren Valez of Fontana.
Around 11:53 a.m., officers found the suspected vehicle seized by Godinez and Valez in the Sprouts parking lot on Sierra and Highland streets. A vehicle search revealed a semi-automatic loaded pistol and stolen property, Romero said.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service was notified and responded, along with Fontana DP detectives.
Valez was also identified as a suspect in several previous cases of mail theft in the Inner Empire.
Both suspects were arrested at the West Valley Detention Center. Authorities are conducting an ongoing investigation into other cases.
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