APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Four 18-year-old teens were arrested after stealing six cell phones from a Sprint store and leading deputies on a pursuit Saturday night.
At about 7:01 pm, Apple Valley Station Deputies responded to the Sprint store located at 19083 Bear Valley Road reference a theft that had just occurred at the location.
Officers arrived and learned that four male suspects entered the store and stole six cell phones from a display case valued at $2,000 and fled the location in a black BMW, officials said.
“Deputy Verral located the BMW traveling on Apple Valley Rd. and attempted a traffic stop. The driver refused to stop and fled at a high rate of speed,” stated a sheriff’s news release.
The suspects continued to drive reckless and at high-rate of speeds as they attempted to evade deputies.
The pursuit entered Victorville and ended at the intersection of Valley Center Drive and La Paz Road when the suspect vehicle collided with a trailer being pulled by a white Dodge Durango.
“The driver and one passenger were immediately taken into custody, while two other suspects ran from the collision. The suspects who ran from the collision were captured in a nearby shopping center,” officials said.
The four 18-year-old suspects were identified as Craig Curtis, Kayvon Patton, Armonie Lynch, and Raykwon Johnson.
All suspects were arrested, and the stolen property was recovered.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy B. Hobbs of the Apple Valley Police Station (760) 240-7400. 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