San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: October 31, 2016 / 3:30 a.m.


LOCATION: 73000 block of Sun Valley Dr, 29 Palms

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

VICTIM(S): Castaneda’s Restaurant


On October 31, 2016, at approximately 3:30 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Castaneda’s restaurant armed with a machete. The suspect walked behind the front counter and took an unknown amount of money from the business. Nobody inside the business received any injuries during the robbery.
Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance, and anyone with information related to the 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
or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline


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Refer: Detective C. Johnson

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Case #: 201601796

Phone No. (760) 366-4175

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700