San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
Press Release

DATE/TIME: September 7, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
INCIDENT: Burglary Arrest
LOCATION: 2900 block of Star Lane, Yucca Valley
SUSPECT(S): Thomas Brown, 37-year-old resident of Yucca Valley


On Thursday, September 7, 2017, detectives from the Morongo Basin Station, were conducting a follow up investigation for multiple burglaries, which have occurred in the Yucca Valley area recently. Thomas Brown, a 37-year-old resident of Yucca Valley was identified as a suspect in the burglaries. Brown also had three active warrants for his arrest (PC 459-burglary, PC 273.5(A)-domestic violence, and HS 11377(A)-possession of a controlled substance). Brown was located by deputies in the 2900 block of Star Lane. Brown resisted arrest, and was taken into custody after a brief altercation with deputies. Brown was transported to High Desert Medical Center, with minor injuries. Brown was medically cleared and booked into Morongo Basin Jail for his warrants. The investigation related to the burglaries is ongoing.

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 A. Stumbo/ Detective C. Gomez
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Case #: 231701608
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