Alleged iPad Thief Collared By Temecula Police In Ontario

Through investigation, police identified the suspect as Michael Walt Randolph of Ontario.

Michael Walt Randolph  Photo/Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.
Michael Walt Randolph Photo/Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.

A man who allegedly stole an iPad from a Temecula business has been arrested in Ontario, police are reporting.

Michael Walt Randolph, 21, of Ontario was arrested in his hometown after Temecula police served a search warrant Jan. 16 at his residence, according to Sgt. Kevin McDonald of the Temecula Police Department.

The warrant was issued following an investigation that began Jan. 6. According to a report from the sergeant, Randolph entered a business in the 28400 block of Old Town Front Street in Temecula. He received service from an employee at the business and left about 20 minutes later with an iPad in hand that did not belong to him, McDonald's report alleges.

Through investigation, police identified the suspect as Randolph and obtained the warrant. 

Randolph was arrested in the 1700 block of East D Street in Ontario, then was transported and booked at Southwest Detention Center in French Valley Thursday evening on suspicion of misdemeanor petty theft, jail records show.

Brenda January 17, 2014 at 04:05 AM
Those pursed lips will be liked alot when you get to be a big time felon and go to prison! Those guys be thinking you CUTE! Moron, 21, stealing a phone. Get a job, earn money, go and buy your own. Is it that hard? Hell it must be when we have middle age women grabbing them off the counter at convenience stores too in broad daylight. What is this world of electronics coming to.
JJ Mclure January 17, 2014 at 08:53 AM
notice his color
CSP January 17, 2014 at 09:32 AM
Moron? You have no idea of how big of a moron! This is the story of my friends iPad. This idiot stole it after getting a quote using his real name AND providing his actual drivers license. This had to be the easiest bust ever!
TemeKoala January 17, 2014 at 10:43 AM
@ThePatch, Why do you endorse racist comments? Do you support JJ Mclure? Do you hold beliefs similar to JJ Mclure? Why? Why? Is AOL white power? Eliminate the creep.
Aaron Powers January 17, 2014 at 11:08 AM
@temecuLUSH. Very clever name, BTW. I don't agree with what JJ Mclure says, but I also don't believe in censorship either. My advice, just ignore him/her.
TemeKoala January 17, 2014 at 11:10 AM
JJ Immature, I mean JJ MClure probably watches Fox News, he feels inferior as a man so he rips minorities. His girlfriend in high school must have slept with the basketball team or something. His mom probably like the black sausage.
TemeKoala January 17, 2014 at 11:21 AM
@Aaron, thanks I am a lush cause Temecula without the alcohol is like the yin without the yang. I want him censored because my account has been blocked in the past for being vocal against local businesses and drunks, and this racist piece of garbage gets a platform every time.
TemeKoala January 17, 2014 at 11:23 AM
It is probably because Toni McAllister is from Santee, and that's how they roll out there. These writers aren't from our communities so they don't give a shit, it brings more comments to their section to read their poor excuse for an article.
JJ Mclure January 17, 2014 at 01:30 PM
you seem really mad that the perp was black......must be your relative....I'm pointing out a fact...not opinion....
Steve Newman January 17, 2014 at 04:04 PM
temeculaLUSH- how appropriate of a name is that. While I don't agree with JJ's sometimes out there comments, he does have to right to say them. First amendment mean something to you- through your blood shot eyes and stupor. I said stupor, not stupid, but if the bottle fits, wear it. Whether or not Toni is from Santee has nothing to do with posts being deleted or not. She covers local news- I know I have seen her. So your alcoholic assumption of them not living in the community is incorrect. That being said- you too have the right to spout your drivel, but the black sausage was a bit much. Thought you would still be in school.
TemeKoala January 17, 2014 at 04:12 PM
Steve Newman, you cant yell fire in a crowded theater, I am very aware of my first amendment rights moron. I hope one of your kids is gay or a minority a is verbally abused, then you can take your bullshit comments about free speech and shove them up your ass redneck. Newman is a typical Temeculite, lives on credit but thinks he's a baller, probably drives a big fat truck that guzzles gas, you probably hate Obama and call him monkey, you probably live in Wine Country and drive your crappy dirt bikes around making noise, while your school flunky children sit at home with their fingers up their nose because the apple didn't fall far from the tree.
TemeKoala January 17, 2014 at 04:14 PM
TemecuLUSH just laid the smack down on Newman, bring your boy JJ Mclure back and I will finish that asshole off as well.
Dog January 17, 2014 at 08:56 PM
Geez...they shouldn't let drunks post repeatedly...
Brenda January 17, 2014 at 10:11 PM
LOL Dog, Steve. LUSH seriously, all I can say is WOW, and leave our JJ alone. He is ours, we claim him, he is alright and he says it just like he means it in 5 words or less. Gotta love a man of a few words.......err or a woman, LOL. Now, go find one of the way, far too many drinking establishments in our wonderful Temecula, get drunk till you pass out or pick up the dirty worse looking women at 2am, but be sure to call a Taxi and do NOT DRIVE!!! BTW, yes JJ, this boy, man, hoodlum wanta be and will probably be one, is black.
JJ Mclure January 17, 2014 at 11:37 PM
Lush is why drugs should stay illegal....she can't control herself.
Katie 0311 January 18, 2014 at 12:49 AM
This is so entertaining very funny. I have to say JJ that was a very ignorant statement and he's black.....what is that suppose to mean? There's idiots of all races.
JJ Mclure January 18, 2014 at 10:31 AM
it's a common theme
Katie 0311 January 18, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Not really look at the riverside county sheriff's website. Look under press releases. You will see just as many white people committing crimes as any other Race. Usually DUI deaths, meth issues, ect so don't give me that bus. You must be single with no kids and very lonely. I am very sad to see we still have such ignorance out there.
Timber January 18, 2014 at 02:04 PM
Temecula Lane, you can't lead a jackass, aka JJ, to facts. They only bray and bray...
Katie 0311 January 18, 2014 at 04:06 PM
Good point Timber and FYI I am white myself just speaking facts. Some of these people on here just make me shake my head. I read the articles because I like to know what's going on in my community. Some people obviously have no lives and have nothing to do, but making ignorant comments on The patch.


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