Needles, CA: Resident arrested as result of a stolen property investigation.

Needles, CA: Resident arrested as result of a stolen property investigation.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, on December 19, 2017, deputies from the Colorado River Station/ Needles Police Department developed information on the whereabouts of a stolen flatbed automobile trailer.

The investigation led deputies to a home in the 2000 block of Rio Vista Street in Needles, California.

Both residents of the home were on felony probation.

During a probation search of the residence, the trailer was located in the backyard with the VIN number removed and adorned with a stolen California license plate.

Upon further investigation, two unreported stolen Yamaha ATVs were also located on Johnson’s property. All the vehicles were stolen from Apple Valley.

At 2:35pm PT on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018, 47 years old Antoine Johnson, a resident of the home on Rio Vista Street in Needles, California, was contacted, interviewed and subsequently arrested.

Antoine Johnson was transported to the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California where he was booked for possession of stolen property with a bail of $50,000.00

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Deputy Isaac Vega or Detective Nick Caronna at the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department 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 www.wetip.com

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/6332541/

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