TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER HITTING MARINE CORPS BASE GATE GUARD WITH HER VEHICLE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon, after a gate guard at the Marine Corps Combat Center said she hit him with her vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michelle Anders, 47, went to the main gate of the base on Adobe Road about 9 a.m. Military police officers

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TEEN ARRESTED AFTER HITTING PREGNANT WOMAN WITH A SKATEBOARD

A teenager was arrested Saturday evening, accused of hitting a pregnant woman with his skateboard. According to a Sheriff’s report, the teen, who was not identified due to this age, went with two friends into the Vons grocery store in Yucca Valley about 6 p.m. and started riding his skateboard

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING HIS BROTHER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly assaulting his brother. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 7400 block of Kickapoo Trail about 10:30 a.m. for an assault. The victim told deputies that he and his brother, Dell Cannady, 56, were arguing when Cannady

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POKÉMON-GO BLAMED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS ASSAULT

A man says he was beat up by two men while he was playing Pokemon Go in Twentynine Palms early Wednesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, the unidentified man said he was at the Historic Plaza, near Adobe Road and Two Mile Road, about 1 a.m. playing Pokémon-Go when

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF SPRAYING MACE INTO GIRLFRIEND’S FACE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday, accused of spraying mace in his ex-girlfriend’s face. According to a Sheriff’s report, Johnny Fortner, 39, and his ex-girlfriend were arguing about 9:30 p.m. near Deer Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. When the woman attempted to leave, she said Fortner sprayed

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER ASSAULT WITH A KEY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Saturday morning after he used a key to assault a friend. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim was visiting a home in the 75100 block of Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms when Dane Tomasko, 25, came home about 1:30 a.m. allegedly drunk.

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MAN WHO ASSAULTED 12-YEAR-OLD AT THE JOSHUA TREE MUSIC FESTIVAL SOUGHT

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating an assault over the weekend at the Joshua Tree Music Fest. According to a Sheriff’s report, a mother brought her 12-year-old son to Hi-Desert Medical Center about 8 p.m. Saturday night. The mother said her son was strangled and body slammed by a man, identified

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WOMAN ACCUSED OF PUNCHING MAN AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

A woman was arrested Friday night after a man said she punched him in the face. According to a Sheriff’s report, the man was at Tortoise Rock Casino when Nikole Schroeder, 28, of Fresno, sat next to him. Schroeder and the man knew each other and have had problems in

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ACCUSED OF PUNCHING A TEACHER

A student was arrested Monday morning, accused of punching a Yucca Valley High School teacher. According to a Sheriff’s report, two students were fighting about 11:30 a.m. During the fight, one of the students punched a teacher several times. The student, who was not identified due to his age, was

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ASSAULT GIVES MAN POSSIBLE FRACTURED SKULL

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday, accused of hitting another man in the head. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim was in the 7100 block of Wall Street in Yucca Valley shortly before 3 p.m. when he got into an argument with Ricky Sweetin, 61. The victim told

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JOSHUA TREE MUSICIAN ASSAULTED BY NAKED MAN

Updated 11:10 a.m. with the name of the alleged assailant

A Joshua Tree musician was assaulted by a naked man high on drugs Friday night. About 11:30 p.m. Gene Evaro Jr., was inside the convenience store at the Valero gas station in downtown Joshua Tree when he said a naked

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING A POLICE OFFICER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Monday after he shoved a Sheriff’s deputy. According to Sheriff’s reports, the man, identified as Westley Arnot, 48, called 9-1-1 about 2:30 a.m. for a report of domestic violence and help in removing his girlfriend from his property. When deputies arrived at the

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER BITING HER PARENTS, ENDANGERING A CHILD

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after her parents said she bit and threatened them during a fight over custody of her child. Laura Hendrickson, 35, went to her parents’ home in the 7800 block of Quail Springs Road in Joshua Tree just before 1 a.m. to

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MORONGO VALLEY WOMAN HELD AFTER PEPPER SPRAY ATTACK

A Morongo Valley woman was arrested Tuesday morning after she pepper sprayed another woman during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim went to a home in the 7400 block of Hopi Trail just after 7 a.m. to pick up her brother’s 8-month-old baby who lived there with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER MAYHEM AT A NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested New Year’s Eve, accused of kicking and punching people at a party. According to a Sheriff’s report, Bishop Lawler, 25, went to a New Year’s Eve party in the 58300 block of Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley. Guests at the party said Lawler was

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ONE SOUGHT AFTER MORONGO VALLEY MAN PISTOL-WHIPPED

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in an assault in Morongo Valley Monday afternoon. The male victim, who was not identified by the Sheriff’s Department, said about 1 p.m. a man, identified only as Hispanic, came to the 52300 block of Altadena Drive, pointed a gun at

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING YOUNGER SIBLINGS

A 20-year-old Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday evening, accused of hitting and choking his younger siblings. According to a Sheriff’s report, Steven Levitt became angry at his 1-year-old stepbrother when he started crying. A witness said Levitt picked up the boy and began to choke him, and then choked

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES

YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday evening, accused of assaulting a man. About 9 p.m., deputies were called to a business in the 55700 block of Highway 62 where they learned that Michelle Agobian, 48, had thrown a man to the

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER TWENTYNINE PALMS BRAWL THAT INJURED DEPUTY

Two people were arrested Monday night following a brawl in Twentynine Palms that injured a Sheriff’s deputy. According to Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the Hacienda Mobile Home Park in the 4500 block of Adobe Road about 8:45 p.m. because onlookers were afraid a fight was about to break

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING SON WITH A BASEBALL BAT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday, accused of fighting with his mother, and hitting his son with a baseball bat. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joseph Inman, 52, of the 61600 block of El Reposo Circle, was arguing with his elderly mother and hit her about 5:30 p.m. A

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