On January 15, 2020, a suspect stole $7000 worth of cigarette cartons from a convenience store located in the 10500 block of Slater Ave, Fountain Valley.
On January 23, 2020, the same suspect stole $1200 worth of cigarette cartons from a grocery store in the 16000 block of Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley.
Fountain Valley PD Detectives were able to identify Michael Armijo, a 22 year-old resident of Santa Ana, as the suspect in both cases. Armijo is currently on Post Release Community Supervision (AB 109). Fountain Valley PD Detectives arrested Armijo for the burglaries and grand theft later that day. He admitted to the thefts and to selling the cartons of cigarettes. 20-01756
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