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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Friday May 17th, 2019 :: 07:22 a.m. PDT


A local transient was arrested for stealing an ambulance from a Victorville urgent care facility

DATE/TIME: May 15, 2019 / 1:20pm

INCIDENT: Vehicle Theft

LOCATION: 12100 block of Hesperia Road, Victorville

SUSPECT: Kevin Crowder, 40-year old transient

VICTIM: American Medical Response

SUMMARY: On May 15, 2019, an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance was stolen from in front of an urgent care facility in the 12100 block of Hesperia Road.

AMR personnel responded to the urgent care facility for a medical emergency. While inside tending to the patient, the suspect got into the ambulance and drove away. Deputies from the Victorville Police Department located the ambulance westbound on Bear Valley Road. The suspect yielded to deputies on Bear Valley Road, near the Interstate 15 on-ramp. The ambulance was recovered undamaged.

The suspect, later identified as Kevin Crowder, was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for vehicle theft. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on May 17, 2019.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy H. Miranda at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. 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

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171904214

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

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