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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Thursday January 19th, 2023 :: 11:05 a.m. PST


Suspect Launches Marbles from Moving Vehicle Causing Thousands of Dollars in Damage to Businesses

DATE/TIME: January 18, 2023, 8:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: Vandalism

LOCATION: Alamilla's Taco Shop, 73780 Twentynine Palms Highway
Jelly Donut, 73570 Twentynine Palms Highway 
9 Palms Inn, 73193 Twentynine Palms Highway

SUSPECT(S): Unknown Subjects

VICTIM(S): Alamilla's Taco Shop, Jelly Donut and 9 Palms Inn

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department's Morongo Basin Station responded to multiple locations along Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms, reference vandalisms.

An unknown subject in a dark-colored pickup truck was driving westbound on Highway 62. The occupants of the vehicle launched marbles from inside the vehicle while it was moving. The marbles struck the windows of three different businesses and caused significant damage. No employees or customers were injured. The unknown subject caused more than $2,500 worth of damage to the three businesses.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Deputy A. Camacho of the Morongo Basin Station (760)-366-4175. 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 the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy Alexander Camacho

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. 760-366-4175

Case No. 202300100, 202300101, 202300102

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

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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