The Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a 911 call near Sierra Vista Drive, off of Sheep Creek and Yucca Terrace Drive, in Phelan on Sunday, October 9th at 8:26 a.m. According to the caller, a man was unconscious inside of a vehicle, and they were unable to tell if he was breathing.
According to the VV Sheriff’s Department, when Deputy K. Williams arrived, he located 50-year-old Jeffery Leffert asleep in a 1994 Honda Civic. A records check of the vehicle revealed that the car was reported stolen in Hesperia on July 28, 2021. Leffert, of Pinon Hills, was arrested for possession of stolen property and booked at High Desert Detention Center. He is currently being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy K. Williams, at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station 760-552-6800.