On the evening of Sunday, July 28, 2019, at approximately 5:45 P.M.,
the victim pulled his vehicle onto the shoulder of the road which caused it to become
stuck in the soft sand. He flagged-down a tan GMC SUV headed northbound on Minneola Road.
The GMC was occupied by three white male adults. The men told the
victim they normally rob stranded motorist, but would not do that to him. The
suspects proceeded to help the victim get his vehicle unstuck.
After some time had passed, one suspect retrieved a rifle from the GMC
and robbed the victim at gunpoint. They stole approximately $500 and a large bag
of clothing. The suspects then fled the scene in the GMC heading northbound on
The victim called 9-1-1 for assistance and Deputies from the Barstow
Sheriff's Station responded. Deputies conducted an area check for the suspects
with negative results.
The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information
regarding this incident or a similar incident is urged to contact Deputy A. Foy of
the Barstow Sheriff's Station (760) 256-4838. Callers wishing to remain anonymous
are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave the
information on the We-Tip Hotline website at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Deputy A. Foy
Station: Barstow Sheriff's Station
Phone No.: 760-256-4838
Case No.: 081901104