San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: February 29, 2016 at approximately 11:59 AM.

INCIDENT: Forgery, Possession of Stolen Property, Conspiracy

LOCATION: 25100 block of Van Leuven Street Loma Linda

VICTIM: Multiple victims from Loma Linda, San Bernardino, Grand Terrace

SUSPECTS: Justin Kimbro 25 years old, and Vanessa Wilson 24 years old, residents of Loma Linda

Summary

On Monday, February 29, 2016, at approximately 11:59 AM, deputies responded to a 911 call reference a vehicle burglary that had just occurred near the intersection of Poplar Avenue & Van Leuven Avenue in the City of Loma Linda.The victim saw two subjects later identified as Kimbro and Wilson walking near her home, breaking into vehicles and mailboxes on the street.

When deputies arrived, they located Wilson with stolen property and detained her. She was arrested and booked at the Central Detention Center but was later cite released. Kimbro fled on foot and was not located.

Detectives and deputies conducted a thorough investigation and served a search warrant at Kimbro and Wilson’s last known location in the City of Loma Linda. Investigators discovered property belonging to multiple victims from Grand Terrace, Loma Linda and San Bernardino.

On Thursday, March 3, 2016, at approximately 9:44 AM, Kimbro and Wilson were seen stealing mail from residents in the City of Loma Linda. They were quickly captured and arrested for multiple charges including; Forgery, Possessing Stolen Property and Conspiracy. They were both booked at the Central Detention Center for felony charges.

The stolen property was sorted out and returned to its owners. Residents are encouraged to be aware of suspicious activity in their neighborhood and are advised to call the police.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact. 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 www.wetip.com.

Refer: Deputy B. Ortiz

Station: Central Station

Phone No. 909-387-3545

Case No. #151600437

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