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SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
Thursday October 18th, 2018 :: 04:35 p.m. PDT


Deputy Moyer and K9 Ellie assist deputies with the apprehension of a suspect who fled into the desert

DATE/TIME: October 15, 2018

INCIDENT: Evading a Police Officer

LOCATION: Yermo Road and Calico Road, Yermo

SUSPECT: Wilber Elgin Millner, age 62 of Barstow


On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 11:20 P.M., Deputy Cody Dare attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a gray 2006 Chrysler 300 for a vehicle code violation near the intersection of Yermo Road and Calico Road in Yermo. The driver failed to stop and attempted to evade Deputy Dare by traveling on the wrong side of the road at excessive speeds. Deputy Dare temporarily lost sight of the vehicle, then found it unoccupied in the desert near Barrett Road and Ramona Road in Harvard.

Deputy Dave Moyer and his K9 Ellie, responded to assist our deputies at the scene. After tracking shoe impressions leading from the vehicle, Deputy Moyer and K9 Ellie located the driver hiding nearby and identified him as Wilber Millner. Millner was transported to the High Desert Detention Center and booked for evading a police officer.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Barstow Sheriff’s Station at (760) 256-4838. Citizens wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Deputy Cody Dare

Station: Barstow Sheriff’s Station

Phone Number: (760)256-4838

Case Number: 081801449

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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