Recovered: $1+ Million in Property Stolen from Netflix Production Truck
Photo: recovered stolen property
BARSTOW – Over $1 million dollars’ worth of property taken from a stolen Netflix production truck disappeared into thin air on February 18th.
Investigative Sheriff Deputies responded to a home in the 63000 block of Warbonnett Road, Newberry Springs. Later, California Highway Patrol Officers found the emptied truck, stolen while en route to a film shoot.
The reporting party provided data gathered by a Global Positioning System (GPS) indicating prolonged stops in the desert. Deputies responded to a remote area north of Interstate 15 near Hacienda Road. Some of the stolen property was located in the desert.
Later, Deputies responded to a desert residence in the vicinity of the stolen property, and recovered more of the stolen goods.
As a result, search warrants were issued for the residence and another related residence. During the service of the warrants, the stolen property located amounted to approximately $1,280,066.
Additionally, a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and two firearms were seized. The next day, a follow-up investigation visit recovered two additional stolen items worth approximately $80,000.
Lynch’s arrest was for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Known Stolen Property, with $50,000 bail. Zozaya is being held without bail for a Violation of Probation warrant and Possession of Known Stolen Property. Lee was arrested for Possession of Known Stolen Property, with $10,000 bail. Kelcy Otani is being held without bail for a Violation of Probation warrant and Possession of Known Stolen Property
Deputy Tommy Dickey of the Barstow Sheriff’s Station urges anyone with information regarding this incident to contact him (760) 256-4838. To remain anonymous, call the WE-Tip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information at www.wetip.com.