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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Monday August 20th, 2018 :: 09:29 a.m. PDT

Advisory

Deputies conduct a traffic stop on a stolen tractor

DATE/TIME: 08-19-18 / 5:30 PM

INCIDENT: Stolen Vehicle

LOCATION: Avenue G. / 6th Place in Yucaipa (Theft) Highland Springs Rd. / Wilson St. in Banning (Recovery)

SUSPECT(S): Timothy Sigman, age 50 a transient

VICTIM(S): KEC Engineering


SUMMARY: On Sunday, August 19th, at approximately 5:30 pm, deputies responded to the report of a large tractor being stolen from a construction yard at Avenue G. and 6th Place in the City of Yucaipa. The tractor was a Caterpillar 966e, front loader type.

Deputy Coillot, with the assistance of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, began an area check for the vehicle. Deputy Coillot received information from a citizen near Oak Glen Rd. and Wildwood Canyon Rd. that the tractor was observed heading south on Oak Glen Rd. entering Riverside County. The Sheriff's helicopter spotted the tractor, still traveling south, now on Highland Springs Road in the City of Beaumont. Deputy Coillot caught up to the tractor and initiated a traffic stop as it turned east onto Wilson Street in the City of Banning. The tractor yielded and the suspect was arrested without incident. Banning Police Department sent officers to assist with the incident.

The suspect was identified as Timothy Sigman. Sigman was found to have warrants for failing to register as a sex offender and narcotic violations. Sigman was booked at Central Detention Center in the City of San Bernardino on his warrants and a new charge of stolen vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Yucaipa Station at (909) may have additional information is asked to contact the Yucaipa Station at (909) 918-2305. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Deputy Coillot

Station: Yucaipa Station

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141802700

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

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

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