Downtown Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a man for commercial burglary after a witness reports suspicious activity.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 11:15 p.m. PT on Monday, March 18th, 2019, a witness called deputies after seeing a subject climb into the fenced in donation area of St. Vincent de Paul’s Thrift Store, located at 839 Front Street, in Downtown Needles, California.
Deputies arrived and located the person, identified publicly by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station as 26 years old Bastian Sanchez from Needles, California, in the area and in possession of stolen property that deputies determined were stolen from the thrift store.
Bastian Sanchez was arrested for Commercial Burglary and booked into the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California with bail set at $25,000.00.
The stolen property was returned to St. Vincent de Paul’s Thrift Store.
Anybody with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Tim Preston at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
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