Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a man caught shoplifting at Dollar General store and for possession of a stolen Harley Davidson.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019, a man went into the Dollar General store, located at 1500 Hospitality Lane in Needles, California, two different times and was seen stealing merchandise by staff each time.
The man was identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station as 35 years old Erick Jimenez from Needles, California.
Deputies were called after the second theft was observed, and they contacted Jimenez in the store.
He was detained and found in possession of stolen merchandise.
As deputies were conducting their investigation, they also discovered the Harley Davidson motorcycle Jimenez rode to the store was reported stolen out of Colton, California.
Jimenez was placed under arrest for possession of a stolen vehicle in violation of PC496(d) and booked into the Colorado River Station Jail with his bail set at $50,000.00.
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