Stolen vehicle found on fire in the Apple Valley area

Stolen vehicle found on fire in the Apple Valley area

A vehicle that caught fire early Tuesday in the Apple Valley area was later found to be stolen, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.


The fire occurred about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday near Kiowa Road and Roundup Way south of Apple Valley, a sheriff’s news release said. Authorities contacted the owner, a resident of Victorville, who did not know his 2015 Nissan sedan had been stolen.


No suspects have been identified, the release said.


Sheriff’s officials ask anyone with information in this incident to call the department at 760-552-6800. Those wishing to give information anonymously can call the We-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME or visit www.wetip.com.