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DATE/TIME: February 11, 2020/ 1:28 p.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of Stolen Vehicle

LOCATION: 73000 block of Crestview Drive in Twenty-nine Palms

SUSPECT(S): Jeffrey Brown, a 40-year-old resident of Twentynine Palms

On February 11, 2020, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station received information about a stolen vehicle, at a residence, in Twentynine Palms. When deputies arrived at the location, they located a stolen 2005 GMC pickup truck in the driveway. Due to the circumstances of the investigation, detectives and members of the San Bernardino County Auto Theft Task Force (SANCAT) responded to the scene and served a search warrant.

During the investigation, deputies identified one of the occupants of the home, Jeffrey Brown, as the suspect in possession of the stolen vehicle. Brown was arrested and booked at the Morongo Basin Jail for a violation of PC 496D(A) Possession of Stolen Property / Stolen Vehicle.

Anyone with information related to this 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 T. Gates

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. 760-366-4175

Case No. 202000235

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department