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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 :: 04:30 p.m. PDT


Deputies respond to a burglary & are involved in a pursuit that ends in a single unit traffic collision

DATE/TIME: May 23, 2017 / 3:54 a.m.

INCIDENT: Commercial Burglary

LOCATION: 12600 block of Hesperia Road

SUSPECT: Deandre Smith-26-year-old Long Beach resident, Eddie Smith-20 year old Long Beach resident, Unknown black male adult

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On May 23, 2017, at approximately 3:55 a.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch was notified that detectives with Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Major Crime’s Bureau, Burglary/Robbery Task Force were in the High Desert working on a case. The detectives requested assistance from deputies in making contact with the suspects.

Los Angeles Detectives and Deputies from the Victorville Police Department, and Hesperia Police Department began an area search for the subject vehicle, a gray, 2005 Range Rover. At 5:07 a.m., dispatch received notification of an alarm at a business located in the 12600 block of Hesperia Road. Deputies from the Victorville Police Department located the vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield to the marked patrol vehicle, displaying red lights and sirens. Deputies pursued the vehicle to the area of Hesperia Road and Forrest Avenue, where the deputies were involved in a single vehicle collision and their patrol vehicle overturned. The two deputies were transported to a local hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

The pursuit was terminated, and deputies continued to assist Los Angeles Detectives to search for the subjects. At 5:16 a.m., residents in the area of Inyo Street reported seeing a black male adult jump out of a vehicle and begin running down the street. Deandre Smith was located in the 16200 block of Tejon Street and Eddie Smith was located in the alley behind the 16400 block of Yucca Street. Both men were taken into custody without incident. The suspect vehicle was found abandoned on Inyo Street and recovered as evidence.

At this time one subject is still being sought. He is described as a heavy-set, black male adult.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective James Tebbetts at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Officer

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171706180

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

Brittany Rios
Public Affairs Division

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