Needles, CA: Deputies locate a stolen vehicle, conduct a traffic stop, and arrested the driver.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 8:21 p.m. PT on Saturday, November 16th, 2019, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a reported stolen vehicle at the Interstate 40 and East Broadway in Needles, California.
Deputies detained the driver, identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station as 31 year old Van Viet Doan from Garden Grove, California and his female passenger (Unidentified by law enforcement) without incident.
The female occupant was determined not to be involved and was released at the scene.
During the course of the investigation, Van Viet Doan was detained and subsequently arrested for possession of stolen property.
Doan was transported to the Needles Jail and booked for possession of stolen property – vehicle.
Doan’s bail was set at $50,000.00 and he is currently in custody awaiting his court date.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy F. Weinald of the Colorado River Station / Needles Police (760) 326-9200.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at http://www.wetip.com.
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Deputies locate a stolen vehicle, conduct a traffic stop, and the driver, Van Viet Doan, is arrested https://t.co/R3pknn0QrW
— SBCSD Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation) November 17, 2019
**** Please Note: This press release was released publicly by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station. ****