San Francisco Police Arrest Retail Theft Suspects 21-222

On Sunday, December 12, 2021, at approximately 4:24 p.m., San Francisco Police officers from Ingleside Station were patrolling the 1700 block of Sunnydale Avenue. The officers observed three suspects exit a parked vehicle. On the ground directly adjacent to the passenger side of the vehicle the officers saw several clothing tags and clothing hangers. The clothing tags appeared to have been recently removed. Officers stopped, exited their vehicle, and approached the car. As the officers exited their vehicle, the suspects began to walk away. Upon further inspection officers observed several plastic bags containing clothes with security sensors attached inside the vehicle.

Two of the suspects began walking back towards the vehicle. The officers detained one suspect, but the other fled on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, the second suspect was taken into custody. The suspects were identified as 22-year-old Fredi Arriaga-Rendon and 20-year-old Darrel Brookins, both of Stockton. Following a search of the suspect vehicle, officers located nearly 100 articles of clothing, many of which still had affixed security tags. The recovered clothing was from several different brands including Nike, Levi’s, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Calvin Klein.

Both suspects were later transported to San Francisco County Jail. Arriaga-Rendon was booked on charges of receiving stolen property (496(a) PC), possession of burglary tools (466 PC), and parole violation (3056(a) PC). Brookins was booked on charges of receiving stolen property (496(a) PC), possession of burglary tools (466 PC), resisting arrest (148(a)(1) PC), and

While arrests have been made this remains an open investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous

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