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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Saturday September 9th, 2017 :: 09:49 a.m. PDT


Arianne Gerwig of Bakersfield is arrested for possession of stolen vehicle & found to have several no bail warrants

DATE/TIME: Friday, September 8, 2017/5:00 pm

INCIDENT: Stolen Vehicle Recovery

LOCATION: J Street @ Coronado Street, Needles

SUSPECT: Arianne Gerwing, age 37 a resident of Bakerfield

VICTIM(S): Confidential

On Friday, September 8, 2017, at approximately 5:00 pm, Deputy Abell ran a license plate check on a black Toyota Camry, which returned as stolen. Deputy Abell turned to initiate a traffic stop and noticed the rear license plate did not match the front plate. The rear license plate returned stolen from a 2008 Honda. Upon making contact with the driver, Noelle Wilson, Deputy Abell was able to determine Wilson was not truthful about her true identity. Wilson’s true identity was found to be Arianne Gerwing. Gerwing was found to have several No Bail warrants with full extradition from Minnesota and Wisconsin, for vehicle theft and identity theft. Gerwing was also found in possession of several state identification cards, bank cards/check book and social security cards. Gerwing was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking.

Contact was made with several citizen's and Law Enforcement agencies in California. These contacts lead to Gerwing being an unidentified suspect in several theft/fraud investigations.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Needles Sheriff’s Station at (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy Brandon Abell

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 211700935

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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