Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a juvenile male from Yucaipa, California for vehicle theft from a local resident.

Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a juvenile male from Yucaipa, California for vehicle theft from a local resident.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 10:00am PT on Sunday, June 2nd, 2018, deputies were dispatched to the 1900 block of Peru Street in Needles, California reference a vehicle that was stolen from a residence.

Deputies located the stolen vehicle at the intersection of Cherry Street and Victory Drive.

The vehicle was unoccupied and parked on the dirt shoulder of Cherry Street.

Deputies observed a white male enter the vehicle and began driving south on Cherry Street.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and took the driver into police custody without incident.

The 17 year old male was found to have a juvenile no-bail warrant for his arrest.

The 17 year old male wa s arrested and transported to the Apple Valley Juvenile Detention Center and booked for the warrant, vehicle theft and possession of a stolen vehicle.

This investigation is ongoing, and anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Yates of the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department located at 1111 Bailey Ave or call: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Those wishing to remain anonymous call the WeTip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information online at: www.wetip.com.

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https://local.nixle.com/alert/6604840/

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