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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Thursday October 12th, 2017 :: 08:59 a.m. PDT


Detectives arrest Shane Steffey for child molestation

DATE/TIME: October 11, 2017/ 3:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: Child Molestation

LOCATION: 400 Block of La Mesa Street, Needles, CA

SUSPECT: Shane Steffey, 18 years old, resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM: Confidential – 10-year-old female

Over the summer months of 2017, the suspect, Shane Steffey entered into what was described as a dating relationship with the 10 year old victim. Family and friends of the victim became suspicous of the relationship and notified law enforcement. Deputies and detectives from the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department began their investigation.

On October 11, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., Steffey was contacted, interviewed and subsequently arrest for PC 288(a) Lewd and Lascivious Acts Upon a Child. Steffey was booked at the Needles jail on $250,000.00 bail.

Anyone who may be a victim or has information related to this investigation, is urged to contact Detective Nick Caronna at (760) 326-9200. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME(27463) or leave information online at

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Refer: Det. Nick Caronna

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 211701042

JOHN McMAHON, 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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