On June 1, deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department responded to the area of Avenue E and Fifth Street for a reported stranded vehicle in the roadway. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the vehicle was reported stolen out of the city of San Bernardino. Deputy Lozano began an investigation and located a female nearby. The female was identified as Michelle Kaphan, 27 of San Bernardino. Through investigation, Lozano determined Kaphan drove the vehicle to the location and abandoned it in the roadway. Kaphan was arrested Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and booked into Central Detention Center.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Yucaipa Station at 918-2305. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotlineat 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on the website at www.wetip.com.