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DATE/TIME: December 7, 2018 8:05 a.m.

INCIDENT: Failure to Yield involving a carjacked vehicle

LOCATION: Started: Mondamon south of State Hwy 18, Apple Valley
Ended: 10th Street south of D Street, Victorville

SUSPECT: Isaiah Bailon, 19-years-old, Apple Valley resident

On Friday December 7, 2018, at 5:10 am, the victim was getting gas for his vehicle when he was approached by Isaiah Bailon at the 7-11 located at 14519 Main Street in Hesperia. Bailon pointed a black handgun at the victim and ordered him to give him everything from his pockets. The victim gave Bailon his keys and wallet. Bailon took the victim’s car and fled.

Information regarding the carjacking was relayed to surrounding agencies. Later in the morning, about 8:05 am, deputies from Apple Valley saw the victim’s car in the area of Mondamon Road south of State Hwy 18, parked near a residence. When deputies attempted contact with driver of the car, who they recognized as Isaiah Bailon, he immediately drove away in a reckless manner. Bailon was recognized due to distinct facial tattoos and previous law enforcement contacts.

While the deputies were attempting to stop Bailon, he pointed the gun at the deputies during the pursuit. Bailon ran stop signs and stop lights, drove the wrong way on the highway and tried to ram pursuing deputies. Bailon drove the front passenger wheel off the vhehicle and continued to drive reckless, showing complete disregard for public safety. Deputies attempted the PIT (pursuit intervention technique) two times, but Bailon was able to drive out of the PIT and drove through a front yard of a residence. Pieces of the vehicle came off the car as Bailon swerved back and forth on the roadway. The pursuit ended only after the third PIT (pursuit intervention technique) was used by the deputies, causing Bailon to crash into a fence.

The vehicle came to rest against a chainlink fence on 10th Street in Victorville and Bailon was unable to exit the vehicle due to the driver door being pinned against the fence. Bailon had the victim’s wallet in his possession and there was also a replica Glock firearm found inside the vehicle.

Bailon was transported to a local hospital prior to booking due to suspected drug use. He was cleared and booked at High Desert Detention Center for carjacking, felony reckless evasion and assault with a deadly weapon.

Refer: Deputy Dominguez
Station: Apple Valley Station
Phone No. (760)240-7400
Case No. 181806002

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department