Accused Serial Robber Who Police Say Hits Over A Dozen Orange County Stores Arrested CBS Los Angeles
Hector Ibarra, 29, brought along his six month old baby in a stroller when he robbed a CVS store in Santa Ana, according to Santa Ana police detectives.A security video showed the suspect pushed a clerk when confronted. He was also seen in a parking lot running away with what appeared to be a young girl while pushing the stroller.At a TJ Max store in Tustin, surveillance cameras caught theconvicted felon loading up item after item in a shopping cart while talking on the phone.Then he pushed the cart right out of the back door and got away, investigators said.At another TJ Max, the accused serial robber was seen walking through the isles, grabbing goods and running out the front door.In an eight month period, Ibarra stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, including wallets, designer handbags, baby clothes, bottles of perfume and a lot more, police said.Other stores that were hit included Marshalls, Nordstrom Rack,
Off Broadway Shoes and similar big box chains.Detectives said Ibarra robbed more than a dozen stores in Costa Mesa, Tustin, Santa Ana and Anaheim.In one incident, he used a fake gun to pistol whip a clerk. He even cocked the replicalike it was real to intimidate those who tried to stop him.Police said he did all that to support his heroinehabit a drug they saidhe not only used, but sold.Ibarra is being held on $300,000 bail.Most ViewedList Of Wines Cited In Lawsuit As Having High Arsenic LevelsThe 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels. Some of the labels included several different types of wine, such as merlot, chardonnay, burgundy, rose, etc.Domino Pizza Worker Dies After Being Stabbed In Fight With CoworkerAn employee of Domino Pizza died after being stabbed at least once during a fight with a coworker.Pursuit Of Stolen Car That Ended On UCI Campus Was Failed First DateThe CHP says the thief is not likely to get far. Police know who he is he left his ID in the car.Nun In Legal Battle With Katy Perry Over Property Dies In CourtSister Catherine Rose was one of the nuns fighting Katy Perry over the singer claims to the Los Feliz property on which a former convent of the Los Angeles Archdiocese stood.Victoria Secret Employee Pepper Sprayed In Large Heist At Calif. StorePolice say two women are facing robbery charges after being arrested in connection with a heist at a Victoria Secret store in California.1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Valley Glen ShootingPolice said the suspect is at large.Trump Setting Foot In California For His First Time As PresidentDonald Trump is coming at last to the state he loves to hate, setting foot in California for his first time as president.Lorna Luft, Judy Garland Daughter, Diagnosed With Brain Tumor After FallLuft was in remission for breast cancer diagnosed more than six years ago.Deputy Hurt In Fatal Crash In Lancaster Involving Suspected DUI DriverA Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy is in stable condition after a suspected drunk driver crashed into her cruiser.