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SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
Friday April 28th, 2017 :: 05:37 p.m. PDT


Trona deputies identify and arrest the suspect in a Commercial Burglary Investigation

DATE/TIME: April 26, 2017

INCIDENT: Commercial Burglary/Possession of Stolen Property

LOCATION: 81000 block of Trona Rd, Argus

SUSPECT: Vincent Thigpen, 21 years old, resident of Trona

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:34 p.m., the victim called Sheriff's dispatch to report a break in and theft from her storage garage. The location is in Argus, within the Community of Trona. Deputy Anderson from the Trona Sheriff's Station responded to the location and met with the victim who reported a substantial amount of property taken. Deputy Anderson talked to several local citizens asking about the burglary, and using the information he gathered, he identified Vincent Thigpen as the suspect. Deputy Anderson contacted Thigpen at his residence, and recovered the stolen property. Thigpen was arrested for PC459C - Commercial Burglary and PC496(a) - Possession of known stolen property. Thigpen was booked into the Barstow Jail with a bail set at $ 25,000.00.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Deputy Anderson, or Corporal Awad at the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Trona Station at (760)372-4096.

Refer: Deputy Jason Anderson or Corporal Maher Awad

Station: Trona Station

Phone No. (760)372-4096

Case No. 291700065

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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