Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date May 22, 2003
Contact Sergeant Chris Manning
Phone (909) 320-8015
Fax (909) 320-8043


Robbery Suspects Arrested

Riverside, Ca-  At approximately 9:00 A. M. Riverside Police Detectives served arrest and search warrants at four different locations within the City of Riverside. The warrants were issued for arrest of four suspects involved in a strong arm robbery that occurred on March 30, 2003. During the course of this robbery, the female victim was punched several times in the face and upper torso. While assaulting the victim, the female suspects removed portions of her clothing. One of the male suspects photographed the incident.

Simultaneous to the service of the arrest warrants, the search warrants were served at the suspects’ residences and several items of evidence were seized. This included personal property of the victim and photographic equipment. The arrested suspects are identified as:

1. Baray, Janette, 19 years, Riverside
2. Gonzalez, Jessica, 19 years, Riverside
3. Mendez, Ariel, 21 years, Riverside
4. Hispanic Female Juvenile not identified

They were booked into Robert Presley Detention Center. This investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call Detective Greenstein at 320-8058.