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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 16, 2014 / 1:59 p.m. 


INCIDENT:  PC496(A)- Possession of stolen property


LOCATION:  11000 Block of Kiowa Road, Apple Valley


VICTIM: State of California           


SUSPECT:  Deandre Sims- 34 years old, resident of Apple Valley

                     Leandrea Sims- 20 years old, resident of Apple Valley


Detectives from the Apple Valley Police Station developed a suspect lead on a residential burglary case that had been reported on November 3rd, 2013. Through investigation, a search warrant was served at the suspect’s residence on Kiowa Road. Evidence and stolen property, from more than one nearby theft, was recovered at the scene that led to the arrest of Deandre and Leandrea Sims.  16 guns, including handguns, shotguns and rifles were recovered at the scene, three of which have been identified as stolen. Jewelry and electronics were also seized after having been identified as stolen property. The suspects were booked into the Victor Valley jail for PC496(A), pending arraignment.  The investigation is ongoing and detectives are attempting to locate the owners of the property. Most of the stolen property appears to have been taken from victims near the area of the Sims’ residence.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Apple Valley Police Department. 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


Refer: Trish Hill, Public Information officer            


Station: Apple Valley Police         


Phone No: (760) 240-7428           


Case No: 181306613 

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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