Anza Transfer Station experiences break-ins

Fences are seen cut at the Anza Transfer Station where thieves allegedly gained entry into the facility. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
A nightly crime spree is occurring in the unincorporated town of Anza. The Riverside County Anza Transfer Station said the chain link fence was cut with bolt cutters and people have allegedly been entering, sometimes before the sun sets and the workers leave for the day. The facility has dealt with theft in the past, but the county said the damages have been escalating in recent months. Known as the dump, the transfer station is where residents in the unincorporated Anza Valley can dispose of their trash. Run by CR&R and the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources, the dump is designed to take household and residential refuse. The trash is collected, stored and transported to the landfill at Lamb Canyon, hence the term “transfer station.” Theft and vandalism at the
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