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Ring Neighbors App helps Sheriff identify thieves


November 30, 2019

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif – On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at about 02:26 am, two suspects stole a mail package from the front door of a residence in the 6000 block of Bagley Avenue in Twentynine Palms. The theft was captured and recorded by the victim's Ring doorbell camera. The victim posted the video footage of the incident to the Ring sponsored "Neighbors" application.

Detectives located the video on the application and identified the two suspects in the video as Charles Williams III (age 18 of Twentynine Palms) and Anthony McSweeney (age 17 of Twentynine Palms). Williams and McSweeney have been identified as suspects in other criminal investigations in the Twentynine Palms area and have active warrants for their arrests. Law enforcement is actively looking for both Williams and McSweeney.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station, is excited to join Neighbors by @Ring, a digital Neighborhood Watch app that sends you crime and safety alerts from your neighbors and the @sbcountysheriff.

Join us by downloading the free Neighbors App today.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175.

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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