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Felon arrested for vehicle theft and possession of a firearm and ammunition

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Police arrested a 24-year-old previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition after he allegedly stole a truck from a Victorville neighborhood.

At about 11:00 am on February 26, 2020, Deputy N. Collas received information reference the location of a 2007 GMC Sierra truck that had been stolen from a home in the 14200 block of Luna Road, earlier that morning.

Collas spotted the truck near La Mesa Road and Amargosa Road.

With the assistance of additional deputies from the Victorville Police Department, a traffic stop was conducted near the intersection of Nisqualli Road and Balsam Road.

The suspect, later identified as convicted felon Robert Belisle, was taken into custody without incident. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of a loaded firearm, officials said.

As a convicted felon on parole, Belisle is prohibited from possessing a firearm and ammunition. He was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for vehicle theft, felon in possession of a firearm, and felon in possession of ammunition. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on February 28, 2020.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy N. Collas at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

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

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