On October 26th, 2013, at approximately 10:45pm, Deputies from the Apple Valley Station were dispatched to a report of a burglary in the 13300 block of Navajo Road and Powhatan Road. The victim reported that when he entered his apartment he heard noise coming from a bedroom. When the victim entered the bedroom he found the suspect later identified as Steven Hawkins. Hawkins was handing the victims property to another suspect later identified as Cleveland Buckley through an open window in the bedroom. The victim was able to detain the suspect and call police.
Through further investigation Deputy Crosswhite was able to identify the suspects. A search warrant was authored and deputies served the warrant on an apartment in the same complex that the victim lives in. During the search they found the victims property and additional evidence. The two suspects were arrested without incident and booked for PC459 and PC 496.
Refer: Trish Hill, PIO
Station: Apple Valley Police Department
Phone No.: (760) 240-7428