Downtown Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a man for theft and commercial burglary.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at about 6:00pm PT on Sunday, November 12th, 2017, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station responded to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train depot located at 900 Front Street in Downtown Needles, California for a theft report.
A rail yard employee reported his duffle bag containing personal items and wallet where stolen.
Later that evening and into the next day, there were 11 charges made at multiple businesses in Needles, California using the victim’s stolen credit cards.
Through investigation, the suspect was initially identified as Anthony Ross.
The suspect was contacted in an area park and taken to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station for questioning.
Ross was interviewed and deputies determined his real identity was 22 year old Jaytwon Dupre Ross from Needles, California.
Jaytwon Dupre Ross was a fugitive from Arizona and had felony warrants from Sacramento and Solano Counties.
Jaytwon Dupre Ross was booked at the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California on charges of commercial burglary and concealing his identity to avoid prosecution, and his bail is set at $25,000.00.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation are urged to contact Detectives Tim Preston or Nick Caronna at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information online at: http://www.wetip.com.
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