All NewsBarstowFeatured

Barstow Man Linked to Thefts is Arrested as He is Observed Stealing from a Tractor Supply

BARSTOW, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 27-year-old Barstow man linked to thefts was arrested after he was observed stealing from a Tractor Supply.

Detectives of the Barstow Sheriff’s Station received information about recent thefts in the Newberry Springs area being perpetrated by an unknown suspect possibly driving a silver Toyota Rav4 sport utility vehicle with a ladder attached to the roof. 

On January 23, 2024, Detective Faylor spotted a vehicle matching the description in the parking lot of the Tractor Supply store at 2420 W. Main Street in Barstow. 

While surveilling the vehicle, Faylor and assisting deputies saw a male subject, who was later identified as Anthony Luna, exit Tractor Supply with several employees attempting to stop him. 

Sheriff’s officials said that out of concern this was a theft in progress, deputies intervened and detained Luna without further incident. 

Through investigation at the scene, deputies learned Luna had stolen merchandise and allegedly punched a Tractor Supply employee to escape the location with the merchandise.  Luna was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for PC 211, Strong-Armed Robbery. 

Anyone with additional information about thefts related to the suspect or involved vehicle, please contact the Barstow Sheriff’s Station Detective Bureau at 760-256-4838.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or wetip.com.  


To follow updates to this article and more, join our newsgroup on Facebook with over 165,000 members. Like our Facebook page, and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.


(Scroll Down To Comment)

More Local News

Back to top button