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Temecula man arrested after $10K in stolen coins recovered

Andrew Hernandez, 46, of Temecula is seen in this booking photo taken by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

July 4, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man is behind bars after $10,000 worth of stolen silver coins and other items were recovered from a Temecula home on Wednesday, according to a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release.

Temecula police went to the residence located in the 40200 block of Balboa Drive as part of a stolen property investigation. Investigators received consent from the residents to search the home, where they located the coins as well as stolen firearms and jewelry, the sheriff's department stated.

Andrew Hernandez, 46, of Temecula was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and being a felon in possession of firearms. He was booked into the Southwest Detention Center.

Anyone with additional information on this case was asked to contact the Temecula Police Department at (951) 696-3000.