San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: OCTOBER 29, 2016/ 10:24 AM

INCIDENT: STOLEN SEMI-TRUCK AND TRAILER

LOCATION: 9000 BLOCK OF TAMARISK AVE, HESPERIA ST

SUSPECT(S): HISPANIC MALE ADULT, APPROXIMATELY 5’10 – 6’, 180-200 WEARING DARK CLOTHING AND A BASEBALL HAT

Summary

On Saturday, October 29, 2016 at approximately 10:24 a.m., Sheriff’s Service Specialist (SSS) Rodriguez was dispatched to a report of a stolen semi-truck and trailer from the 9000 block of Tamarisk Ave., in Hesperia.

  

Through investigation SSS Rodriguez learned the owner of the truck parked the loaded truck and trailer in an unsecure storage yard near his residence on Friday, October 28, 2016, at approximately 10:00 pm. The following morning the truck and trailer were gone. The truck was loaded with (377) 32” Samsung flat panel LED televisions and (18) 55” Samsung flat panel LED televisions valued at approximately $72,306.

  

A witness reported seeing a Hispanic male near the vehicle while it was parked at the location. He is described as approximately 5’10 – 6’ tall and weighing 180 – 200 lbs, wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap.

  

The truck and trailer that were marked with “JTS Trucking” were both later located, but the televisions have not been located. Hesperia Sheriff’s Station has exhausted their leads and is asking for the public’s help. 

  

If you have any information about this theft or the possible suspect, please contact the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station at 760-947-1500 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001 or remain anonymous by calling We Tip at 800-78-CRIME. 

  

There have been other similar thefts in the City and deputies are asking for your help with any information that may help us recover the stolen property and prevent additional thefts from continuing to occur.

  

Refer: Karen Hunt, Media Relations

Station: Hesperia

Phone No. 760-947-1549

Case No.191607514    

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