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SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
Saturday July 2nd, 2016 :: 10:14 a.m. PDT


Three suspects arrested for a residential robbery in Newberry Springs

DATE/TIME: July 1, 2016/ 9:45 pm

INCIDENT: Residential Robbery

LOCATION: Remote area in Newberry Springs

SUSPECT(S): Ricky Castro 34 yrs, Juan Carasco 43 yrs, Matthew Yates 28 yrs

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On the evening of July 1, 2016, deputies responded to the remote area of Newberry Springs for reports that several subjects forced their way into an occupied residence. It was originally reported shots had been fired.

At approximately 9:45 pm, a female called 911 reporting several suspects trying to force open her security door to enter her residence. When unsuccessful, the suspects smashed a window and climbed into the home. The caller was hiding in a closet and reported her husband was being assaulted by the suspects after confronting them. The suspects ransacked a bedroom and fled after stealing several items. Deputies Kyle Woods, David Ramos and Robbie Moore responded. Deputies determined no shots had been fired, and the victims were not injured. After processing the scene, deputies followed investigative leads to another local residence and arrested Ricky Castro, Juan Carrasco and Matthew Yates. Deputies also located evidence placing the subjects at the scene of the crime. Deputy Woods booked all three suspects at the Barstow Jail. Ricky Castro and Juan Carrasco were charged with Residential Robbery which has no bail. Matthew Yates was arrested for outstanding warrants with a $25,000.00 bail. The case is still being investigated and more arrests are expected. Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Kyle Woods, or Sergeant James Evans at the Barstow Sheriff’s Station.

Refer:​​Sergeant James R Evans


Phone No.​760-256-4838

Case No.​081600913

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department​​

SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
225 E Mountain View St
Barstow, CA 92311

Emergency: 9-1-1

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