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SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
Wednesday August 3rd, 2022 :: 08:40 a.m. PDT


Apple Valley Deputies Request the Public's Assistance in the Search for a Missing 15-year-old Boy

DATE/TIME: August 3, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m. 

INCIDENT: Critical Missing Person 

LOCATION: 11000 block of Merino Ave, Apple Valley 


VICTIM(S): Jaden Cuccia, 15-year-old male resident of Apple Valley 

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Apple Valley deputies responded to the 11000 block of Merino Ave, in the Town of Apple Valley to investigate a missing person. During the investigation, deputies learned Jaden Cuccia left his residence on foot and walked south on Merino Ave. Jaden is autistic and suffers from asthma. Jaden is 5'08", 160 lbs. and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue shorts and adidas shoes. 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Gustavo Garcia of the Apple Valley Station (760) 240-7400. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information at

Refer: Detective Gustavo Garcia 

Station: Apple Valley

Phone No. (760) 240-7400

Case No. 182203972

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
14931 Dale Evans Pkwy
Apple Valley, CA 92307

Emergency: 9-1-1

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