LENWOOD – A Barstow man and a Silver Lakes man were arrested for the possession of a stolen vehicle and several other items reported stolen from the Victor Valley officials said.
On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at around 12:25 p.m a citizen reported that an unknown subject had taken her Honda Civic from her driveway in the 25500 block of Jade Road in Lenwood. Barstow station deputies responded and while en route, they noticed the vehicle driving on the 25000 block of Jasper Road. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, and the vehicle stopped, but all three occupants fled on foot. Two of the three occupants, identified as Josh Perrone, 19, of Barstow, and Aaron Campbell, 20, of Silver Lakes, were captured with the help of the California Highway Patrol. Deputies were unable to locate the third suspect, who has not been identified and remains at large.
During a search of the stolen vehicle, deputies located a loaded handgun, ammunition, and a magazine in the driver’s seat. The gun was reported stolen to the Victor Valley Station on April 2, 2018. Other items including vehicle parts and other personal property was found throughout the vehicle. The items were reported stolen to the Victorville Police on April 20, 2018. Authorities learned that Campbell was the driver of the stolen vehicle. When deputies questioned him about his identity, he provided false information. He was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm concealing a firearm within a vehicle in public, providing false identification to a police officer of a real person without permission, felon in possession of ammunition, felon in possession of a loaded firearm, and possession of stolen property. Perrone was arrested for vehicle theft and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Barstow Sheriff’s Station at (760) 256-4838. Citizens 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 website at www.wetip.com.
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