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Alleged Drunk a Suspected Robber, Police Say

Victor Monroe, 32, of San Jacinto, was booked into the county jail on suspicion of a robbery that occurred Feb. 16.

A man stopped by cops in San Jacinto for alleged public intoxication turned out to be a robber being sought by detectives, sheriff's officials said.

Victor Monroe, 32, of San Jacinto, was booked into the county jail on suspicion of a robbery that occurred Feb. 16.

Riverside County sheriff's deputies about 8:15 p.m. Feb. 24 took Monroe into custody in the 4500 block of East Main Street, Sgt. Rose McKinney said.

During the investigation, deputies recognized Monroe as the suspect in a Feb. 16 robbery that occurred in the 300 block of Fifth Street.

Monroe allegedly took property from the victim by force. 

Bail and court information for Monroe was not available Sunday night.

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