HIGHLAND (CBSLA.com) — Detectives sought the public’s help Thursday in identifying recovered property from several vehicle burglaries.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, officers from the Highland Police Department were sent on Jan. 10 to the 7200 block of Fletcher View for report of a vehicle burglary.
A male victim explained to officers on scene that an unknown suspect allegedly shattered the rear window of his vehicle, and stole property from inside, at some point during the night.
Police said a credit card was stolen and used by the suspects at a Wal-Mart in Moreno Valley before the victim was able to cancel the card.
Surveillance video at the store led officers to identify the suspect’s vehicle.
On Wednesday, officers conducted a search warrant related to a burglary investigation located in the 1100 block of Cero Court in the City of Redlands.
The search subsequently recovered property that was stolen during vehicle burglaries from Chino Hills to Yucaipa.
Nickolas Anderson, 35, of Highland, was arrested for burglary, conspiracy, fraudulent use of a credit card, and possession of stolen property.
Authorities said he is responsible for several vehicle burglaries that occurred in the East Highland area over the last two months.
Donavan Howard, 32, of Yucaipa, was taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance, and possession of stolen property.
Both men were booked in to the Sheriff’s Central Jail.
Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Highland Station at (909) 425-9793.