DATE/TIME: March 24, 2019/ 01:50 p.m.
LOCATION: 6000 Sunburst Avenue, Joshua Tree
SUSPECT(S): 13-year-old male resident of Joshua Tree
15-year male resident Twentynine Palms
15-year-old male resident of Twentynine Palms
14-year-old male resident Twentynine Palms
VICTIM: Morongo Unified School District
On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 1:50 p.m., four male juveniles forced entry into the vacant elementary school located at the 6000 block of Sunburst Avenue. The suspects caused approximately $2000 worth of damage to the school buildings and stole about $3,480 worth of electronic equipment.
Through investigation, Yucca Valley School Resource Officer M. Sellers identified four juvenile suspects who committed the burglary. On April 2, 2019, deputies contacted the suspects, recovered the stolen property, as well as tools used to destroy the school grounds. The juveniles were arrested and cite released to their parents.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.
Refer: Deputy B. Miller
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Case #: 091900428
Phone No. (760) 366-4175
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department