VICTORVILLE >> San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies are persevering with their investigation into the theft of $eighty,000 to $one hundred,000 value of merchandise from a Victorville wi-fi retailer at about eight p.m. Wednesday — an incident that concerned a pursuit and a police capturing, the division stated in a press release Friday.
A pursuit involving a car believed to be concerned within the theft led to Palmdale and resulted within the deadly capturing of one of many 4 suspects by a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy, spokeswoman Jodi Miller stated.
The identify of the suspect has not been launched pending notification of subsequent of kin, the San Bernardino County report stated.
Arrested have been Edward Mitchell, 21; Curtis Watkins, 25; and Vincent Harvey, 21, all of Palmdale.
All three have been are being held on the sheriff’s division’s Adelanto Detention Facility costs of theft and kidnapping.
The workers of the wi-fi retailer within the 1200 block of Dunia Street in Victorville have been pressured at gunpoint to maneuver from one space of the shop to a different, the assertion stated.
Deputies situated the suspect car within the unincorporated space of Adelanto and tried to conduct a visitors cease. The suspects did not yield, and a pursuit began with the suspects touring recklessly on numerous highways at excessive charges of velocity, and at occasions, on the incorrect aspect of the street, the sheriff’s assertion stated.
The pursuit finally culminated on forty eighth Road East at East Avenue R-eight in Palmdale after deputies initiated a pursuit intervention method.
Shortly after that, a visitors collision occurred between deputy and suspect automobiles, at which era the pursuit terminated and a deputy-concerned capturing occurred. A suspect was struck by gunfire and pronounced lifeless on the scene.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division is aiding with the capturing investigation.
Through the pursuit, the suspects have been seen throwing gadgets outdoors the car onto the roadway. Investigators situated proof within the car on the termination of the pursuit confirmed to have been stolen in the course of the theft.
Anybody with details about the investigation ought to contact Detective James Williams at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to stay nameless are urged to name the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-seventy eight-CRIME (27463), or they could depart info on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.