HESPERIA MAN WANTED ON WARRANTS ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Hesperia man with multiple out-of-county warrants for his arrest was arrested in Yucca Valley Wednesday. About noon on Wednesday, a deputy stopped a blue Volkswagen about noon near Yucca Mesa Road and Highway 62 for failure to display a rear license plate. A records check determined that the driver,

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PORTLAND WOMAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSAL ABUSE

An Oregon woman was arrested early Sunday morning, April 15, after her boyfriend said she attacked him. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a motel in the 57400 block of Primrose Drive in Yucca Valley about 2:15 a.m. for a domestic disturbance. The victim told deputies that

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSING CONCEALED KNIFE

A Yucca Valley man, found in a vacant lot about 1 a.m., was arrested early Sunday morning, after a deputy found him in possession of a six-inch knife. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident near the intersection of Jemez and Santa Fe Trail in Yucca Valley called deputies about

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER AFTER THREATENING WOMAN WITH A KNIFE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Monday morning, after he allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend and her family. According to a Sheriff’s report, Valentin Gonzalez, 26, of the 7000 block of Deer Trail, was arguing with the woman about 1 a.m. Monday when he took a large kitchen

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SECOND ARREST MADE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS STABBING

A second Twentynine Palms man was arrested in connection with a stabbing in the city Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 6700 block of Mesquite Drive at 2:26 a.m. Thursday where witnesses say Motusaga Faaaliga, 37, and Velore Faatolia, 41, jumped a man in his driveway. The victim had

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10 CHARGES FILED AGAINST TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD ABUSE

This follow-up to a story we aired April 3rd about a Twentynine Palms man who had been arrested for child abuse. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Child and Family Services had removed a 3-year-old girl from the custody of Otis Flemings, 30, on November 3, 2017. CFS noticed numerous bruises

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CONVICTED FELON ARRESTED AFTER HE WAS FOUND WITH AMMUNITION

A Yucca Valley convicted felon was arrested Thursday after he was found with ammunition. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a probation compliance inspection on Jesus Baez, 37, in the 6300 block of Balboa Avenue in Yucca Valley about 5 p.m. The deputy located a stolen 2003 Audi

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TWO ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN VEHICLE

Two people were arrested Thursday after they were found with a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 7500 block of Sherman Hoyt Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 7 a.m. after a resident found two license plates in the bushes. The responding deputy found the

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AMBOY SALT MINE EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR VANDALISM, POSSESSION OF STOLEN GUN

Talk about a drinking bout gone bad. An employee at the salt mine in Amboy was arrested Thursday after allegedly trying to steal diesel gas from his employer. The problem was that, in the process, he also stole a truck and front-end loader which he drove through plant’s locked gate.

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AN ARREST AFTER A STOLEN BICYCLE IS RECOVERED

A stolen bicycle was recovered and the Twentynine Palms man found with it was arrested Wednesday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a bike check on a man, Matthew Winters, 45, near Eucalyptus Avenue and Highway 62 about 2 p.m. The deputy realized the bicycle was similar

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FIVE CHILDREN FOUND LIVING IN FILTHY CONDITIONS; YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED

FIVE CHILDREN FOUND LIVING IN FILTHY CONDITIONS; YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED

A man was arrested Thursday after children were found living in filthy conditions at a home in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy conducted a security check on a home in the 6600 block of Hanford

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF TRYING TO STAB HIS GIRLFRIEND AND SET HER ON FIRE

A Landers man was arrested early Wednesday, accused of attempting to stab his girlfriend and set her on fire. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Moles, 31, began arguing with his girlfriend in the 700 block of Becker Road in Landers about 2 a.m. because he wanted her to drive

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF MOLESTING HIS DAUGHTER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Friday morning, after his daughter told deputies he molested her. According to a Sheriff’s report, a 13-year-old girl, who said she had run away from her mother’s home in the Sacramento area, sent a text to 911 about 1:20 a.m. Friday claiming that

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF MOLESTING HIS DAUGHTER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Friday morning, after his daughter told deputies he molested her. According to a Sheriff’s report, a 13-year-old girl, who said she had run away from her mother’s home in the Sacramento area, sent a text to 911 about 1:20 a.m. Friday and said

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FORMER TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE GETS 10 YEARS FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

A former Twentynine Palms Marine was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography. In March 2017, Homeland Security investigators determined that a computer belonging to Matthew Benton, 36, who was then living in Jacksonville, North Carolina, had distributed a video of a prepubescent girl being

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BOY WITH LOADED RIFLE AND MASK ARRESTED OUTSIDE YUCCA VALLEY GROCERY STORE

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after he was spotted with a rifle and wearing a mask outside a Yucca Valley grocery store. Deputies were called to the old Stater Brothers grocery store in the 57000 block of 29 Palms Highway at 1:19 p.m. by a passer-by who noticed the

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CONVICTED FELON FOUND WITH AR-15 RIFLE, BUMPSTOCK, ARRESTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THURSDAY

A Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputy who keeps close tabs on habitual offenders in Twentynine Palms arrested a known felon Thursday after he found him with multiple firearms, including an AR-15 rifle. Deputy Alexander Stumbo stopped by to check on Michael Calvert, 31, in the 75800 block of Baseline Road about

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YUCCA VALLEY SEARCH WARRANT NETS 2 ARRESTS ON MULTIPLE CHARGES

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Thursday morning following a search warrant in Yucca Valley. About 8:20 a.m., deputies from the Multiple Enforcement Team went to a home in the 56800 block of Little League drive with a search warrant. During a search of the home, deputies found a large

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JOHNSON VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Johnson Valley man was arrested Wednesday night, accused of punching and biting his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called to the 50100 block of Golden Ray Road in Johnson Valley about 9 p.m. because a man, identified as Cody Sansbury, 40, came to get his

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JOSHUA TREE PARENTS ACCUSED OF FELONY CHILD ABUSE PLEAD NOT GUILTY

Two Joshua Tree parents were arrested Wednesday, accused of felony child abuse when they and their three minor children were found living in a plywood box in the 7000 block of Sunfair Road. Daniel Panico, 73, and Mona Kirk, 51, made their first appearance in court Friday. The courtroom was

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