As a result of a joint investigation with the Marion, Fall River, Mattapoisett and Plymouth Police departments, arrests of two suspects were made for their involvement in the theft of a motor vehicle, that occurred in Marion on July 15, 2014.
Information obtained from the Plymouth Police Department helped identify one of the suspects, who was caught on video at a Fall River convenience store using a stolen credit card from the thefts. Warrants were obtained by the Marion and Fall River Police Departments for two suspects.
On Tuesday July 22, 2014, Fall River Police arrested the two suspects on those warrants which included charges related to two stolen motor vehicles and the use of stolen credit cards. Subsequently during the continued investigation in Fall River, Detective Scott Smith and Officer Anthony DiCarlo from the Marion Police department recovered another motor vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Mattapoisett.
Fall River Police were also able to recover the truck and license plate stolen out of Marion on July 15th. The suspects have been connected to five vehicles stolen from Marion, Mattapoisett, Sandwich, Scituate, RI and Tiverton, RI. Four vehicles were recovered in Fall River; the fifth was recovered in Plymouth. Other items reported stolen from within the vehicles were recovered as well.
The suspects arrested are identified as:
Marcus Junior Hierrezuelo, 21 year old male resident of Fall River.
Ronnie Sulyma, 31 year old male resident of Fall River.
This investigation is still on-going by Detective Smith, Officer DiCarlo and Officer Craig LeBlanc of the Mattapoisett Police Department.
Police are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and to not leave valuables or keys in them. Citizens should also immediately report any suspicious activity to their local police department.
Marion Police Department Press Release