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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Friday March 23rd, 2018 :: 08:01 a.m. PDT


Deputies arrest Brent Hatfield for felony evading, grand theft auto and possession of a stolen vehicle

DATE/TIME: March 22, 2018/ 1:54 pm

INCIDENT: CVC 2800.2 Felony Evading, CVC 10851 Grand Theft Auto, PC 496d Possession of Stolen Property-Vehicle

LOCATION: Oak Glen Road / Calimesa Blvd., Yucaipa

SUSPECT: Brent Hatfield, 27-year-old resident of Banning

VICTIM: Confidential

SUMMARY: On March 22, 2018, at about 1:54 pm, deputies were alerted of a stolen vehicle in the area of Oak Glen Rd and Calimesa Blvd. Deputies searched the area and located a white 2006 Ford Ranger, reported stolen out of Santa Barbara County. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at Yucaipa Valley Center and Yucaipa Blvd. as it entered the Vons shopping center.

Deputies initiated a felony traffic stop, however, the driver did not yield and left leaving a passenger behind. A pursuit was initiated, but due to traffic and weather conditions, it was terminated for public safety.

Deputies identified the suspect as Brent Hatfield and located his address in Banning. With the assistance of Riverside County and the Region 2 Gang Task Force, a probation search was conducted at the Banning residence. Hatfield was not at the residence, but Yucaipa Detectives along with MET found him in a nearby field. Hatfield was booked into the Central Detention Center.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Yucaipa Police/Sheriff’s Department Investigations Bureau at 909-918-2305. Information can be provided anonymously by calling We-Tip at 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463) or by visiting the We-Tip website at

Refer: MET Deputy David King

Station: Yucaipa Police Station

Phone No. 909-918-2305

Case No. DR # 141800928

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

SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
34144 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa, CA 92399

Emergency: 9-1-1

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