YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING FATHER WITH PIPE

A 21-year-old Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly hit his father with a pipe. Deputies were called to the 55900 block of Navajo Trail following an argument between the two men about 3 p.m. After an investigation, Steven Levitt was arrested on suspicion of assault with a

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING A WOMAN

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday evening after he beat up a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joshua Steiger, 32, and a woman were arguing about 7:20 p.m. Saturday in the 61700 block of Oleander in Joshua Tree. The report states that the woman tried to grab some

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DISPUTE OVER DOGS RESULTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS ARREST

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday following a dispute with his neighbors over the neighbor’s dogs. According to a Sheriff’s report, dogs belonging to a resident in the 5500 block of Mariposa Avenue got out about 5:30 p.m. The owner and his brother tried to catch the dogs when

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VICTIM ARRESTED AFTER ASSAULT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man with warrants for his arrest was arrested early Saturday morning, after he called for help during an assault. According to a Sheriff’s report, Darrell Chavez, 48, was drinking with two friends at his home in the 71200 block of Indian Trail about 2 a.m. One of

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULT ON A PEACE OFFICER

A Joshua Tree woman who threw a drink on a Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Monday afternoon, along with her companion. According to a Sheriff’s report, the deputy stopped Gerald Shaw, 28, and Shelby Moses, 23, both of Joshua Tree near Hopi Trail and Santa Fe Trail about 4:30 p.m. After

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED A OF ASSAULT WITH NAIL POLISH

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday evening after she allegedly threw a nail polish bottle at another woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, neighbors called the Sheriff’s Department about 8:30 p.m. because they heard women screaming in the 6300 block of Indio Avenue in Yucca Valley. When deputies arrived,

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A VIOLENT ASSAULT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Wednesday after allegedly attacking a neighbor with a metal pipe. According to the sheriff’s department, Ricardo Rocha, 34, went to a home in the 6500 block of Eucalyptus Ave. just after midnight where he found his wife with another man. The men argued

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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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