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Arrest for destruction of railroad property


April 30, 2020

NEEDLES, Calif – On Monday April 27, 2020 at 8:00 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff - Colorado River Station were dispatched to the area of East Broadway and Smith Road an attempted break in to a BNSF maintenance yard. When responding deputies arrived, an unknown man was observed running from the location.

After a brief foot pursuit, Patrick Delozier (26 of Mojave) was located in nearby vegetation and taken into custody. Delozier was found to be in possession of multiple cutting tools, grinding wheel and other burglary items. Delozier was found to have an active felony, and a no bail warrant out of Kern County for possession of stolen property.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Police Department also responded and issued Delozier a citation for P.C. 594(a)(3) Vandalism and destruction of BNSF property.

Delozier was arrested and transported to the Needles jail where he was booked for his felony warrant and P.C. 148(a)(1), Obstructing/Resisting a Peace Officer, and is currently pending extradition to Kern county.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Bacon of the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department located at 1111 Bailey Ave or call 760-326-9200.

Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.

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