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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Tuesday April 10th, 2018 :: 01:35 p.m. PDT


Deputies recover a stolen 2,500-gallon water truck

DATE/TIME: Monday, April 9, 2018 - 6:42 am

INCIDENT: Possession of Stolen Property / Parole Violation Arrest

LOCATION: 5th Street / Yucaipa Blvd

SUSPECT: Michael Lent, 33 years old, resident of Yucaipa

VICTIM: Cole Equipment, Riverside

On Monday, April 9, 2018 at 6:42 a.m. workers arrived at the construction site at 5th Street / Yucaipa Blvd and discovered a 2007 International 2,500-gallon water truck rented from Cole Equipment was missing.

Deputy Matt King located the truck and it eventually yielded at Carter Street / Old Oak Road, where units conducted a felony traffic stop. The suspect driver, identified as Michael Lent, was taken into custody and found to be on parole out of San Diego County, but resides in Yucaipa. The vehicle, which was valued at $30,000, was released at the scene to Cole Equipment.

Michael Lent was booked at Central Detention Center for possession of stolen property and parole violation and is being held without bail.

Refer: Deputy Matt King

Station: Yucaipa Police and Sheriff

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141801117

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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