Suspect arrested in Vista bicycle shop burglary

Posted at 3:46 PM, Mar 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-29 18:48:13-04

VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- The suspect deputies say broke into a Vista bike shop and stole more than $4,400 worth of merchandise has been arrested.

Ronald Gardner of Escondido was arrested on March 28 after deputies served a search warrant at his home.

Gardner was arrested and booked into the Vista Detention Facility for burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies also say three bicycles and some of the stolen sunglasses and bicycle parts were recovered and given back to the owner of the bike shop.

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The owner of the “211 Bikes,” Jesse McCormack, found out that his shop had been burglarized after receiving a call from his security company.

McCormack said this was the third time in six months the bike shop had been broken into.