Needles, CA: Robbery at the Colorado River Market on Christmas Eve.


Needles, CA: Robbery at the Colorado River Market on Christmas Eve.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 2:40pm PT on Saturday, December 24th, 2016, 2 suspects entered the Colorado River Market, located at 2100 Needles Highway, in Needles, California.

Suspect #2 walked over to the beer isle and selected a 30 pack of Budweiser beer and a 12 pack of Coors Light and exited the store without paying.

Suspect #1 walked up to the cashier and requested a bottle of Vodka from behind the counter.

When the cashier was holding the bottle Suspect #1 grabbed the bottle from her grasp and fled the store.

Both suspects got into a green colored 4 door sedan and fled Westbound on Needles Highway.

The cashier followed the suspects outside the store and stated there were 2 females inside the vehicle the suspects entered.

The suspects are identified as white male adults in there mid thirties.

Suspect #1 was wearing and red Santa hat and Suspect #2 was wearing a black beanie.

The investigation is ongoing and anybody with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at:

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** Press Release sent into ZachNews by Jodi Miller, Public Information Officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. **


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