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Arrests Made in San Francisco and Antioch Retail Theft Operations

Press Release

by ECT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – An investigation by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Golden Gate Division’s, Organized Retail Crime Task Force (ORCTF) and the San Francisco Police Department, resulted in the arrest of an individual, the discovery of a retail theft operation, the recovery of approximately $75,000 in stolen merchandise, and the seizure of $21,800 in evidentiary cash.

Working in conjunction with retail investigators, an individual was identified as selling stolen merchandise at a public venue, which led to ORCTF members obtaining a search warrant on December 21, 2021, at a residence in San Francisco.

The San Francisco Police Department Retail Theft Unit assisted with the execution of the search warrant and located evidence of a retail theft operation at the residence. Stolen merchandise included items from Lululemon, Victoria’s Secret, Gap, Target, Dicks, and Burberry, among numerous others. The individual was not present at the residence during the execution of the warrant, and an arrest warrant was issued.

Ingrid Maria Alfaro, 64, of San Francisco, later surrendered herself to the Oakland Police Department. CHP ORCTF Investigators placed Alfaro under arrest and booked her on Organized retail crime charges on December 27, 2021.

On December 27, 2021, a separate investigation being led by the ORCTF into a retail theft criminal enterprise led investigators to obtain a separate search warrant at a residence in Antioch, CA. Task force members located evidence of a retail theft operation there and recovered approximately another $47,783 in stolen merchandise and booked $26,048 more cash into evidence. The stolen merchandise included products from ULTA Beauty, Express, Nordstrom, Sun Glass Hut, LuluLemon, Hollister, Victoria’s Secret, TJX, and American Eagle, and numerous others. Task force members placed 43-year-old Herlinda Estrada-Mijares, of Antioch, under arrest and booked her on Organized retail crime charges.

CHP – Golden Gate Division would like to thank the San Francisco Police Department and each of our allied partners who continue working around the clock with us to combat retail crime. The ORCTF’s efforts are consistent with the CHP’s mission to provide the “highest level of Safety, Service, and Security” and are in line with the CHP’s goal to protect life and property.

Organized retail theft incidents may be reported to CHP online at: https://www.chp.ca.gov/notify-chp/organized-retail-theft-program?fbclid=IwAR0yZPd0aPyj99m9sBPvnZVxHkY5PnbG36JpJGsleKRT2hslzMeA4d2oIes

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STREET-SWEEPER Dec 31, 2021 - 7:35 pm

Where the Border Patrol when you need them?


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