San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: November 2, 2016 8:41 A.M.

INCIDENT: Residential Burglary / Search Warrant

LOCATION: 5000 block of Center Ave, Joshua Tree
63000 block of Tileford Way, Joshua Tree

SUSPECT: Anthony Smith, 50 years old, resident of Joshua Tree


On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 deputies were dispatched to a residence on Center Ave reference an audible alarm; a door at the residence was found forced open. As deputies arrived on scene, a vehicle was seen fleeing the location and that vehicle was located a short time later on Tileford Way. A search warrant was obtained for the Tileford address and a large amount of stolen property was recovered. The stolen property is related to several reported burglaries. Evidence was located at the Tileford address that led to the arrest of Anthony Smith.

Smith was transported and booked at the Morongo Basin Jail for Burglary, Accessory, Grand Theft and Receiving Stolen Property with bail set at $75,000.00.

Refer: Heidi Hague, Detective

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Case #: 091601634

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