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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Monday May 29th, 2023 :: 07:56 p.m. PDT


Three Suspects Arrested for Burglary and Weapons Charges in Needles

DATE/TIME: May 28, 2023, 1:19 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 459 Burglary/ PC 25850(a) Concealed Firearm

LOCATION: Goffs Road/ Mountain Springs Road

SUSPECT(S): Eleazar Nunez-Renteria, 22-year-old Male Resident of Sinaloa
                         Lindolfo Avila-Palma, 37-year-old Male Resident of Sinaloa
                         Jesus Acosta,  27-year-old Male Resident of Sinaloa 

VICTIM(S): Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

SUMMARY: On Sunday, May 28, 2023, at approximately 1:19 a.m., deputies with the Colorado River Station responded to a suspicious circumstances call in the area of Goffs Road and Mountain Springs Road, in the community of Homer.

Deputies found three suspects had broken into several train cars and were in the process of removing property. Deputies located the suspects in the city of Needles and were taken into custody. Two of the suspects were found to be in possession of concealed firearms.

Deputies recovered approximately $125,000 worth of stolen property.
The suspects were booked into the Colorado River Station Jail and are being housed at the High Desert Detention Center 

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Colorado River Station Detective Bureau at 760-326-9200.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer: Deputy D. Wagner or Detective A. Pennington

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 102300159/212300420

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

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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