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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 16, 2014


INCIDENT: Assault with a deadly weapon, possession of stolen property and burglary


LOCATION: Numerous locations in Needles


SUSPECT: Jeremy Idso, 22, Needles


VICTIM(S): Several Commercial businesses and citizens in Needles


Deputies from the Colorado River Station conducted numerous burglary and vehicle theft investigations from December of 2013 through January 12, 2014.  Investigative leads led to the identification of the suspect, Jeremy Idso. Idso was contacted and arrested for his involvement in the burglaries from several residences and businesses in the city of Needles. During one of the burglaries, the victim walked into the residence during the commision of the crime. Idso struck the victim with a vehicle as he fled the scene.

Subsequent to his arrest, a large amount of property was recovered, identified and returned to numerous victims.

Idso was booked at West Valley Detention Center and is being held without bail for the Assault with a Deadly Weapon charge.  Bail has been set at $55,000. for the Burglary and Narcotics charges.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Busto at (760)326-9200.



Refer:             Detective W. Busto


Station:          Colorado River Station


Phone No.     (760) 326-9200


Case No.       211400029

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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