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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: July 19, 2014/ 3:28 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 211 -Robbery

LOCATION: 72415 Baker Blvd. Baker - Denny's Restaurant

SUSPECT(S): William Michael Redwitz DOB: 05-23-1994

VICTIM(S): Denny's Restaurant


On July 19, 2014, at approximately 3:28 a.m., Deputies Pete Holm and Robbie Moore responded to the report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Denny's Restaurant located at 72415 Baker Blvd, in Baker. Upon arrival, the deputies were informed that a male subject, later identified as William Michael Redwitz, approached the front counter of the restaurant and produced a 2x4 piece of lumber and struck the counter multiple times demanding money from the cash register. Redwitz pushed the register monitor to the ground and fled the location with the cash register.
Through investigation, deputies were able to identify the suspect. William Redwitz was positively identified and later located in the vicinity of Schoolhouse Lane and Hwy 127 in the town of Baker. Redwitz was arrested and transported to Barstow Jail where he was booked for PC211 -Robbery.
No one was injured during the incident.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Barstow Sheriff's Station at (760) 256-4838. 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
Refer: Deputies Pete Holm and Robbie Moore
Station: Barstow Sheriff's Station
Phone No. 760-256-4838
Case No. 081400998

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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