DATE/TIME: February 13, 2019, 6:30 a.m.
LOCATION: 3380 Avalon Dr., Yucca Valley
VICTIM(S): Yucca Mesa Elementary, Onaga Elementary
SUMMARY: On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at about 6:30 am, deputies responded to Yucca Mesa Elementary School for a burglary report. During the investigation, deputies discovered several thousands of dollars’ worth of copper wire was stolen, three portable classrooms were damaged, and a locked container was forced open, and several children’s toys were stolen. The classrooms were closed until repairs can be completed.
Around the same time, deputies received a call from Onaga Elementary School for similar circumstances. Deputies discovered several thousands of dollars in damage, copper wire removed, and several classrooms damaged.
Deputies are currently working on leads discovered from surveillance captured at the school. Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.
Refer: Deputy Michael Sellers
Station: Morongo Basin station
Phone No. (760) 366-4175
Case No. 091900228, 231900276
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department