On July 1 at 6 p.m., Deputy Joshua Gile was patrolling in the contract city of Grand Terrace. He conducted a vehicle check in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy. The vehicle’s tag was expired for over four years.
The driver was contacted and identified as Shawna Hernandez, 27, of Mira Òoma. Hernandez had an outstanding warrant for her arrest and the vehicle was inventoried so it could be towed.
Evidence of identity theft was discovered, such as other people’s mail, identifying information and access cards. Hernandez had burglary tools including pry bars, bolt cutters and other cutting tools used to facilitate the mail theft. Over an ounce of suspected methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia was also found in the vehicle.
Hernandez was transported to Central Detention Center and booked for Identity Theft and sales of methamphetamine.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
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