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DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 8:55am


LOCATION: 10900 Block of Del Rosa Rd., in Phelan

SUSPECT: Justin Willis, 32 years-old, of Phelan

VICTIM: Male adult of Phelan


On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, deputies G. Solorio and K. Schuler responded to the report of an off- road vehicle that had been stolen from a residence in the 10900 block of Del Rosa Road, in Phelan.

The suspect(s) broke through the victim’s fence and, it was obvious by tracks on the ground, had drug the side by side behind a vehicle. Deputies followed the tracks approximately 3 miles along the dirt roads, at one point having to pick up the tracks again after crossing pavement, eventually locating the off-road vehicle at a residence in the 7900 block of Saratoga Road, in Phelan.

Justin Willis was arrested for possession of stolen property and outstanding warrants. He is currently being held at High Desert Detention Center in lieu of $200,000.00 bail.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy G. Solorio at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Report # 071900251

Phone No: 760-552-6845

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