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SBSD - Hesperia Police Department
Thursday October 31st, 2019 :: 03:43 p.m. PDT


Detectives arrested Stephen Vespe of Hesperia for burglary

DATE/TIME: October 27, 2019

INCIDENT: Burglary

LOCATION: 7070 Summit Valley Road – Aviator Café

SUSPECT: Stephen Vespe, age 65 a resident of Hesperia


Detectives from the Hesperia Police Department have been conducting an investigation into burglaries that have occurred at the Aviator cafe.
Between 10:44 a.m. on October 26th and 12:00 p.m. on October 27th, the Aviator Café, located on 7070 Summit Valley Road was burglarized. The suspect(s) forced open a window to the business, entered, and took approximately $1,800.00 in hand and power tools along with an $800.00, 5 foot gumball machine.

Detectives from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station were able to positively identify one of the suspects as Stephen Vespe, an employee of the Hesperia Airport. Detectives executed a search warrant at the maintenance hangar at the Hesperia Airport, as well as, Vespe’s residence in Hesperia. Detectives located the stolen tools and gumball machine at his residence and returned the stolen items to the victim.

If you have any information in regards to this investigation, please contact the Hesperia Detectives Bureau, Deputy J. Carty at (760)947-1500 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760)956-5001.

Refer: Deputy Justin Carty

Station: Hesperia Police Department

Phone No. 760-947-1500

Case No. 191907416

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

SBSD - Hesperia Police Department
15840 Smoke Tree St
Hesperia, CA 92345

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-947-1549

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