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San Bernardino man free on bail after being accused of Murrieta burglary

By in Press Enterprise on November 7, 2017

By Stephen Ramirez

A San Bernardino man is free on $70,000 bail after being arrested last week on suspicion of second degree burglary, Murrieta police said.

Justin Dean Hoffman is free on bail after being accused of burglary in Murrieta.
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Justin Dean Hoffman, 31, was arrested at his home on Thursday, Nov. 2, jail records show.

Hoffman was identified by Murrieta police detectives as a suspect for a commercial burglary that occurred on Oct. 26 on the 41000 block of California Oaks Road, a Murrieta Police Department news release said. Officers found a shattered front window at the scene. The manager of the business said the value of merchandise taken was $12,000, according to the release.

Police got a warrant to search Hoffman’s residence. He was contacted and admitted to committing the burglary, the release said.

Officers also found a handgun at the residence belonging to another man. The gun was reported stolen from Palmdale in May, the release said.

The second man, who was not identified, was arrested by the San Bernardino Police Department, the release said.

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