Needles, CA: Person arrested for felon in possession of a firearm and residential burglary.

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Needles, CA: Person arrested for felon in possession of a firearm and residential burglary.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at about 1:30pm PT on Saturday, February 11th, 2017, the California Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle traffic accident on the westbound Interstate 40 west of Needles, California.

The vehicle involved was a 1995 White 2-door Honda Civic and was being driven by 22 year old Cristain Solis of San Bernardino, California.

When California Highway Patrol officers arrived, they noticed the vehicle appeared to contain numerous possible stolen items.

California Highway Patrol contacted the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station for assistance.

When Deputies arrived they positively identified items that were reported stolen earlier in the day.

Between Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 11:00pm PT and Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at 9:00am PT, Solis gained entry to one home through an open window and two detached garages.

A garage had a window broken by Cristain Solis to gain entry and the other was entered using a hidden key next to the door.

All three structures were located on three different properties. Some of the items that were taken included an Colt Revolver and over 2000 rounds of .223 caliber ammunition, and other miscellanous items were taken from a bedroom as the victims slept.

The victims were contacted, identified their property and the property was released.

The items that were stolen had a total value in excess of $10,000.00.

Cristain Solis is currently on felony probation for a firearms related charge.

Cristain Solis was transported to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station for questioning.

Cristain Solis was interviewed and subsequently arrested for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Residential Burglary.

Cristain Solis was booked at the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California on $50,000.00 bail.

Anybody with information about this crime is urged to contact Detective Nick Caronna at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or leave information on the We-Tip Hotline online at: https://wetip.com/

** Press Releases: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/5851177/?sub_id=1651930

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/MediaCenter/SheriffPressReleases/PressReleasesfor2017/February/Needles-FeloninPossessionofaFirearm.aspx

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