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DATE/TIME: August 29, 2019/ 4:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: HS 11378- Possession of a controlled substance for sales
PC 12022.1(B) – Commit crime while on bail

LOCATION: 900 block of Coronado Street, Needles,

SUSPECT(S): Craig Wilding, 50-year-old resident of Needles

SUMMARY: On August 29, 2019, Deputies from the Colorado River Station served a search warrant in the 900 block of Coronado St. in Needles. During the service of the search warrant, a large amount of methamphetamine was recovered along with scales, plastic zip-lock baggies and a large amount of cash. These items are all indictive of the sale of methamphetamine. The suspect, Craig Wilding, is currently out on bail for a previous felony case. Wilding was also charged with committing a felony while out on bail.

Wilding was arrested and transported to the Needles jail where he was booked with bail set at $75,000.00, pending a court hearing.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Yates of the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department located at 1111 Bailey Ave or call (760) 326-9200. Those wishing to remain anonymous call the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information online at

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Refer: Deputy Yates

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 211900734

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