Needles, CA: Crane truck stolen Tuesday night from City of Needles Wastewater Treatment Plant and was discovered in Phoenix, Arizona.
According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, sometime on the night of Tuesday, November 12th, 2019, the 1T crane truck was stolen from the City of Needles Wastewater Treatment Plant in Needles, California.
The Truck is being recovered from Phoenix, Arizona where it was found by the Phoenix Police Department.
Staff is in transit to Phoenix to retrieve it now.
The alarm company did not notify us of the breach.
Cameras had been ordered and were scheduled to be installed tomorrow.
At this moment, no arrest has been made yet.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is conducted a crime scene investigation, and worked with On-Star and the Phoenix Police Department to determine its location and secure the vehicle.
The City of Needles said that they intend to authorize prosecution.