San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME OF RELEASE: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – 11:00 am

INCIDENT: Vandalism SUSPECT(S): 14-year-old male juvenile, of Adelanto 16-year-old male juvenile, of Adelanto


On Saturday, October 8, 2016, at approximately 1:52 pm Deputy Robert Jahn of the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, assigned to the City of Adelanto, was on routine patrol when he was flagged down by a citizen. The citizen reported to Deputy Jahn there were juveniles currently spray painting the backstop at the baseball field at the park located in the 11600 block of Air Expressway.


Deputy Jahn, Deputy Ty James and Sergeant Robert Trostle responded to the baseball field and as they arrived, several juveniles fled on foot. Deputies were able to detain all five juveniles and did find graffiti on the backstop at the baseball field. Through an investigation it was found that two of the juveniles were responsible for the graffiti. The other three juveniles were released, and the two responsible were arrested on vandalism charges.   The two juveniles, a 14-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were later issued citations and release to their parents to appear in court.  Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Robert Jahn at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station – (760) 552-6801. 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   Refer: Pamela Hoffman Case #: 241602824 Station: Victor Valley Phone No: 760-552-6844    

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