San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: July 20, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of Stolen Vehicle

LOCATION: 6300 block of Hermosa Avenue, Yucca Valley

SUSPECT(S): Roy Albert Runyon

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at about 6:57 p.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Station received information about a 2014 Mercedez E350, which had been stolen out of Palm Springs. Deputies located the vehicle, at the 6300 block of Hermosa Avenue and conducted surveillance on it. At about 8:53 p.m., the suspect, identified as Roy Runyon, entered the vehicle. Deputies made contact with Runyon and he was subsequently arrested for for possession of a stolen vehicle.

Runyon was also found to be in possession of the vehicle keys, a glass methamphetamine pipe, aluminum foil with black tar heroin residue, shaved vehicle keys, bolt cutters, and other miscellaneous burglary tools. Deputies returned the vehicle to the victim. Runyon was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of drug parphernalia, and possession of burglary tools.

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.

Refer:Deputy J. Naylor

Station:Morongo Basin Statoin

Phone No.(760) 366-4175

Case No.231601323

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