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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday June 7th, 2023 :: 09:22 a.m. PDT


Needles Woman Arrested for False Impersonation of Another

DATE/TIME: June 6, 2023, at approximately 7:45 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 529(A)(2) - False Impersonation of Another 

LOCATION: 1600 Block of Lilly Hill, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Arli Brown, 20 Years-Old, Resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM(S): Confidential 

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at approximately 7:45 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department came in contact with Arli Brown during a traffic enforcement stop near the the 1600 block of Lilly Hill in Needles, CA. Brown presented deputies with an Arizona driver's license belonging to another person. Brown insisted multiple times that she was the person listed on the Arizona driver's license she provided. Through investigation, Brown was found to be using a lost/stolen Arizona driver's license.  

Arli Brown was consequently arrested for PC 529(A)(2) - False Impersonation of Another. Brown was transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking where she was positively identified. Brown was also found to have an outstanding warrant for miscellaneous drug charges and PC 148.9(A)- Giving False Information to a Police Officer. Brown remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, with a bail amount of $30,000.00, awaiting a court hearing. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Deputy K. Sutton at the Colorado River Station. Those wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at (877) 79CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on line at

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Refer: Deputy K. Sutton

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 212300452

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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