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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Friday November 2nd, 2018 :: 02:21 p.m. PDT


A Phelan man is arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle

DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT: Thursday, November 1, 2018 2:28pm


LOCATION: Smoke Tree Road/ Riggins Road, Phelan

SUSPECT: Robert Hallum, 23 years-old, resident of Phelan

VICTIM: 45-year-old male, resident of Phelan


On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Deputy Joseph Mora took a report of a stolen vehicle in the 6500 block of Lindero Street in Phelan. According to the owner of the vehicle, someone stole his 1996 green Honda Accord from his driveway sometime between 8:00am and 2:00pm on October 31, 2018.The victim was able to provide deputies with the license plate number and a good description of the vehicle.

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 2:28 pm, Deputy Mora saw the suspect, later identified as Robert Hallum, driving the stolen Honda Accord near Smoke Tree Road and Riggins Road in Phelan. Hallum attempted to flee from Mora, driving erratically through desert areas. The vehicle became stuck in a soft dirt embankment and Hallum exited the vehicle. Hallum ran from the vehicle but was quickly taken into custody without incident.

Robert Hallum was booked at the High Desert Detention Center where he is currently being held in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy Mora at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Report # 071803613

Phone No: 760-552-6845

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

SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

Emergency: 9-1-1

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