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DATE/TIME: June 2, 2018/ 11:40 AM

INCIDENT: CVC 10851(A)- Vehicle Theft PC 496D(A)- Possession of a stolen vehicle

LOCATION: Cherry St./Victory Drive, Needles

SUSPECT(S): the 17-year-old male of Yucaipa

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On June 2, 2018, at approximately 10:00 am, deputies from the Colorado River Station/ Needles Police Department were dispatched to the 1900 block of Peru Street in Needles, reference a vehicle that was stolen from a residence. Deputies located the stolen vehicle at the intersection of Cherry Street and Victory Drive. The vehicle was unoccupied and parked on the dirt shoulder of Cherry Street. Deputies observed a white male enter the vehicle and began driving south on Cherry Street. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and took the driver into custody without incident. The 17-year-old male was found to have a juvenile no-bail warrant for his arrest. The 17-year-old male was arrested and transported to the Apple Valley Juvenile Detention Center and booked for the warrant, vehicle theft and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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 WeTip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information online at

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Refer:          Deputy Yates

Station:       Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department

Phone No.    760-326-9200

Case No.      211800563

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department