Repairman suspected of home burglaries arrested in Ramona

The sheriff’s department is investigating a North County repairman who was arrested in Ramona, suspected of burglarizing homes during jobs, and is asking anyone who hired him and may have been victimized to contact law enforcement.

CARLOS BARAJAS Photo courtesy of San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

Carlos Barajas, 31, of RB Remodeling, was taken into custody in Ramona on April 9 on suspicion of check fraud and burglary charges, according to reports.

The investigation surrounding Barajas began in March when a Vista woman reported a crime about her checks being fraudulently cashed and a missing ring, said the sheriff’s department. The victim told deputies that RB Remodeling had made water damage repairs in her home in February, authorities said.

Anyone who has filed a crime report and has had remodeling work done by Barajas or RB Remodeling is asked to contact Detective Byron Barrios at 760-940-4600.

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Posted by Karen Brainard on Apr 17 2014. Filed under Backcountry, Featured Story, News, Ramona, Sheriff/Fire. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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