BURGLAR DISCOVERED SLEEPING IN A YUCCA VALLEY HOME THANKSGIVING MORNING

Many of us take comfort in sleeping off a big turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day; but there are circumstances when such a rest might not be recommended. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains… A Yucca Valley resident awoke to an unwelcome surprise on Thanksgiving. According to the Sheriff Department, a resident of

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TWO MEN ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A TWENTYNINE PALMS BUSINESS

Two men were arrested Friday, accused of breaking into a Twentynine Palms business Thursday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, a business owner in the 4900 block of Adobe Road reported that an incident at the business on Thursday caused damage to the exterior of the building, which prevented him

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday, accused of burglarizing a home. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a burglary in progress in the 5400 block of Center Avenue about 8:40 a.m. Through an investigation, deputies went to a home in the 63600 block of Tilford Avenue

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TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF BURGLARY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two people were arrested Monday, after Yucca Valley resident called 9-1-1 and reported seeing lights on inside the garage of a neighboring vacation home in the 56300 block of Antelope Trail in Yucca Valley just before 11 p.m. The owners were out-of-town. Deputies arrived and contacted Justin Channell, 30, a

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ONE ARRESTED, PART OF YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARY RING INVESTIGATION

At least one person was arrested in Yucca Valley Wednesday in connection with a burglary ring. Per limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, deputies went to a home in the 57500 block of Onaga Trail about 3:30 p.m. where they found David Vasquez, 43, along with property that had been

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SHARP-EYED DEPUTY ARRESTS DANGEROUS MAN WANTED ON FELONY WARRANT

A sharp-eyed deputy recognized a driver who was known to be armed and dangerous, and made a felony traffic stop in Yucca Valley Monday night. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, the deputy recognized the driver of a black Silverado, stopped the vehicle at Palomar Avenue and Yucca

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BURGLARY SUSPECT ARRESTED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop on a black Dodge Challenger near Sunburst Avenue and East Appian Way in Joshua Tree about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. After giving the deputy several false names, a man

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TWO BURGLARIES AT JOSHUA TREE MINI STORAGE

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating at least two burglaries at the Joshua Tree Mini Storage facility. According to Sheriff’s reports, two people reported similar burglaries at the storage facility in the 61300 block of 29 Palms Highway Saturday afternoon, in which the padlocks to their units had been removed sometime

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

Two Twentynine Palms men were arrested Monday night, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies responded to the 5000 block of Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms just after 11 p.m. for a burglary. Deputies found that unknown suspects had forced entry into the Golden Barber. The owner was

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BURGLARS BUSY ACROSS THE MORONGO BASIN COMMUNITIES

Burglars were busy across the Morongo Basin Friday night. According to Sheriff’s reports, at least six residential burglaries were reported in Yucca Valley Saturday morning, two in Morongo Valley, and two in Twentynine Palms. In Yucca Valley, thieves stole: two quads from a home in the 1400 block of Cambria

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GIRL BURGLARIZES TWENTYNINE PALMS STORE

A juvenile was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of breaking into a retail store in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, a burglar alarm went off about 3 a.m. at the Family Dollar store in the 6300 block of Adobe Road. The report states the girl, who was not

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MULTIPLE VEHICLE THEFTS, BURGLARIES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating multiple vehicle thefts and burglaries in Yucca Valley from the weekend. On Friday, a white Kia Optima was reported stolen from a driveway in the 8500 block of San Vicente Drive, a utility trailer was reported stolen from the 58700 block of Barron Drive, and

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BURGLARS STEAL FURNITURE FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS HOME

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Twentynine Palms burglary in which the thieves stole a home’s furniture. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of a home in the 74900 block of Serrano Drive called the Sheriff’s Department about 3:20 Wednesday to report that sometime in the last three weeks,

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TWO ARRESTED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS BURGLARIES

An ongoing investigation into a series of residential burglaries in Desert Hot Springs resulted in the arrest of a Desert Hot Springs man. Aaron Schoolfield, 22, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of burglary, conspiracy, and on a parole violation. The investigation remains active and anyone with information should call

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH BURGLARIZED

A Twentynine Palms church was burglarized sometime last week. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unknown person entered the church office in the 72300 block of Larrea Avenue between Tuesday and 10 a.m. Sunday morning and stole several hundred dollars’ worth of grocery store gift cards. Anyone with information should

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BURGLARS STEAL POOL EQUIPMENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Evidently some burglars needed equipment for a pool party in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, burglars stole patio furniture from the pool area of the community center in the 5900 block of Desert Knoll Drive Wednesday night. The furniture is described as dark brown plastic wicker including a

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MARINE FOLLOWS SUSPECTED BURGLAR UNTIL DEPUTIES MAKE ARREST

A convicted burglar was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of trying to break into a Twentynine Palms home. According to a Sheriff’s report, an active-duty Marine saw a man, later identified as Daniel Weber, 35, trying to break in to his home in the 74700 block of Old Dale Road

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TWO JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING A HOUSE

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Wednesday morning after a home was burglarized. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called about 6:30 a.m. to report an unknown woman was leaving the neighbor’s house in the 64800 block of Broadway Avenue in Joshua Tree carrying some items, and then left

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STOLEN ITEMS RECOVERED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS BURGLARY INVESTIGATION

During an investigation of a rash of residential burglaries, the Desert Hot Springs Police Department served search warrants at several locations in the city Monday and recovered multiple stolen items. However, investigators have not been able to identify the owners of a few items: a Tommy Hilfiger watch, a silver

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CONVICTED ARMED ROBBER ARRESTED AFTER WONDER VALLEY MOTORCYCLE THEFT

A Wonder Valley man, already on probation for Armed Robbery, was arrested Sunday, accused of stealing a motorcycle from his neighbor. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man in the 85800 block of Eddie Albert Drive in Wonder Valley called the Sheriff’s Department about 12:30 Sunday afternoon to say he

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