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DATE/TIME: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 10:48 a.m

INCIDENT: Burglary Investigation and Search Warrant

LOCATION: 200 block of H Street, Needles CA

SUSPECT: Michael Jewell, a 46-year-old resident of Needles

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at about 10:48 a.m., detectives from the Colorado River Sheriff’s station / Needles Police, with the assistance of the Sheriff Department’s Specialized Enforcement Detail, served a search warrant in the 200 block of H. Street in Needles as part of an on-going burglary investigation. Stolen property was located during a search of the residence. Michael Jewell was arrested and booked into the Needles jail for burglary. He was later released on bail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Tim Preston at the Colorado River station at (760)326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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Refer: Detective Preston

Station: Colorado River Sheriff’s station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 211900154

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