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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Friday November 30th, 2018 :: 09:23 p.m. PST


DeWayne Johnson arrested for petty theft and parole violation

DATE/TIME: November 30, 2018 / 9:08 AM

INCIDENT: PC 488 - Petty Theft
PC 3056 - Parole Violation

LOCATION: Yucaipa Police Department, 34000 block of Yucaipa Blvd.

SUSPECT(S): DeWayne Johnson, 39-year-old, resident of Yucaipa

VICTIM(S): 27-year-old female, resident of Yucaipa

SUMMARY: The victim was at the Yucaipa Police Station completing administrative paperwork in the public lobby. While she waited for office staff to complete their portion of the paperwork, she stepped outside, inadvertently leaving her wallet on the counter.

Johnson, a parolee, was in the lobby waiting to register as a sex offender. After the victim stepped outside, and while office staff was away from the counter, he took the victim’s wallet and concealed it in his jacket. When the victim realized what happened, she alerted staff and deputies immediately contacted Johnson and recovered the victim’s wallet. The crime was captured on multiple surveillance cameras.

Johnson was arrested for petty theft and booked into Central Detention Center. A parole hold was placed on him and he is being held without bail.

Refer: Deputy D. Wedge

Station: Yucaipa

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141803883

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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