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Burglary at Express Hardware

August 5, 2018

NEEDLES, Calif – On Wednesday, August 1 at 1:00 a.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff - Colorado River Sheriff's station responded to a commercial burglary alarm at Express Hardware in the 300 block of Broadway Street. Deputies found the front glass door to the business had been broken.

Video surveillance from the store showed two people committing the burglary. A sheriff’s deputy investigated and was able to identify the suspects, who turned out to be juveniles.

Two search warrants were obtained and led to the arrest of the two suspects and the recovery of some of the stolen property. Both juvenile suspects were booked into Juvenile Hall.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Fernando Hernandez at the Colorado River station at (760)326-9200.

Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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

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