San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: December 12, 2016 / 6:48 a.m.

INCIDENT:P.C. 449- Residential Burglary 51800 Block Ocotillo Rd., Johnson Valley C.V.C. 10851- Grand Theft Auto 55100 Block Airlane Drive, Yucca Valley SUSPECT(S): Unknown White Female Adult with blond hair, weighing approximately 180lbs Unknown White Female Adult with brunette hair, weighing approximately 180lbs 2 Unknown White or Hispanic Males

Summary

On December 12, 2016, at approximately 6:48 a.m., Morongo Basin Station Deputies responded to a call of suspicious circumstances in the area of Joshua Tree Rd and Old Woman Springs. Once on scene, Deputies located a silver Nissan Pathfinder which was stolen from the 55100 Block of Airline Drive in Yucca Valley the previous night. The Nissan Pathfinder was abandoned on the road when the male suspects were confronted by a concerned citizen, who watched the suspects loading tools and an ATV into the stolen truck from a vacant residence.

  

The male suspects fled on foot but were seen getting into a silver Chevy sedan, driven by the two female suspects. The suspects left the area in an unknown direction. A total of approximately $1500 worth of tools and equipment were recovered in the bed of the Nissan Pathfinder and returned to the owner.   During the burglary investigation at 51800 Ocotillo Rd. It was discovered that the home was ransacked and a large safe containing approximately 18 firearms was also stolen. The safe and firearms were not located.   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 R. Moreno/ Deputy E. Herrera Station: Morongo Basin Station Case #: 091601839 and 231602235 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