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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Thursday November 8th, 2018 :: 04:42 p.m. PST


Daniel Christopher Kleinow is arrested for possession of stolen property

DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT: Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00am


LOCATION: 9300 block of Sierra Vista Road, Phelan

SUSPECT: Daniel Christopher Kleinow, (aka Daniel Christopher Koptyra) age 43 a resident of Phelan



In September 2018, the Wrightwood Post Office was burglarized. Duing the burglary, the unknown suspect(s) broke into mailboxes and mail was stolen. During the investigation, Danny Kleinow was identified as a person of interest and later arrested for the unauthorized use of a debit card.

On November 1, 2018, at 9:30am, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station served a search warrant at Kleinow's residence. During the service of the search warrant, multiple pieces of mail, identification cards, social security cards, checks, bank statements, IRS documents, and credit cards belonging to other people were seized. Deputies are currently in the process of locating and contacting victims.

Daniel Christopher Kleinow is currently out on bail. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy Coby Fox at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, Phelan Sub-Station, (760) 995-8781. 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 # 071803221/ 071803610

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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