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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Tuesday December 28th, 2021 :: 12:46 p.m. PST


Dario Quintana Arrested for Grand Theft Auto Following a Traffic Stop

DATE/TIME: December 27, 2021, at 6:31 p.m.

INCIDENT: Grand Theft Auto

LOCATION: 2100 Block of Needles Hwy

SUSPECT(S): Dario J. Quintana, 41 years old, resident of Mohave Valley, AZ

SUMMARY: On Monday, December 27, 2021, at approximately 6:31 p.m., deputies assigned to the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department conducted an area check near N. K Street and Smokestack reference a stolen vehicle in the area. 

Deputies located the vehicle in the 2100 block of Needles Hwy and conducted a felony traffic stop.  A records check confirmed the vehicle was stolen and the driver, Dario Quintana, was detained.  Through investigation, Quintana was found to be in violation of CVC 10851, Grand Theft Auto and had an outstanding warrant for Driving Under the Influence.  Quintana was consequently arrested and booked into the Colorado River Station jail with a bail amount of $75,000.00.  Quintana remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department awaiting a court hearing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy A. Gonzalez of the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department at (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip website at

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Refer: Deputy A. Gonzalez

Station: Needles Police Department/Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 212101255

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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