During September of
2013, unknown suspect(s) stole a Bobcat auger attachment from a playground that
was being built at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Initial investigation into the matter led to
no arrests and no suspect leads.
On Monday, April 07, 2014, deputies from the San Bernardino County
Sheriff's Department, Rural Crimes Task Force, assisted by deputies from the
Morongo Basin Station, searched a residence in the 3000 block of Rockwood Rd,
Joshua Tree, after developing leads indicating that stolen heavy equipment was
at the location. During the search,
deputies recovered the stolen Bobcat auger attachment, valued at approximately
$2,000. The recovered stolen property
will be retrned to the victim.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Rural Crimes Task Force at (760) 366-4175. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputy R. Oakleaf
Station: Rural Crimes Task Force
Phone No.: (760) 366-4175