YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED, CHILDREN TAKE, AFTER “OVERWHELMING” AMOUNT OF ANIMAL FECES FOUND IN HOME

A Yucca Valley man was arrested, and three children were removed after deputies found an “overwhelming” amount of animal feces and urine inside his home. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called about noon Wednesday, to make a welfare check in the 58000 block of Carlyle Drive in Yucca

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

We have limited information about a woman who was arrested Thursday, accused of child abuse. Sheriff’s deputies were called the 72500 block of Juanita Drive about 10:35 a.m. Thursday. After an investigation, Savannah Wong, 30, was arrested on suspicion of felony child cruelty. Savannah Wong was booked into West Valley

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CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Ways to recognize and prevent child abuse will be explored at Lifetree Café tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… Lifetree Café’s free program, “A Safe Place: Confronting Child Abuse in Your Corner of the World,” offers tips for recognizing signs of child abuse and ways to prevent

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MARINE ACCUSED OF SHAKING BABY, CAUSING A COMA, ORDERED TO FACE TRIAL

A Marine accused of shaking a baby so hard that she went into a coma heard the evidence against him yesterday in a Joshua Tree courtroom, and the judge held him over to face trial. The prosecution says that John Jeter, 27, was home in the 6100 block of Begonia

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CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A registered sex offender who was arrested Thursday, accused of giving two teenage girls alcohol and drugs. About 5:30 p.m. Child Protective Services learned that Randy Myers, 58, a registered sex offender, had given two 14-year-old runaway girls alcohol, marijuana, and methamphetamine over two days at his home in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of child cruelty. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 73800 block of Sun Valley Drive about 4 p.m. Thursday. For unknown reasons, deputies requested a search warrant for the home. After an investigation, Christopher Franklin,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested, accused of child abuse. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 6700 block of Tamarisk Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 12:45 a.m. Thursday morning. Deputies arrested Elizabeth Stahl, 37, for investigation of child abuse. Elizabeth Stahl was booked

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday, accused of giving a boy a black eye. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 3700 block of Lucerne Vista in Yucca Valley about 11:15 a.m. because a boy there had a black eye. The boy said Reuben Kimball, 36,

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday, accused of giving a boy a black eye. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 3700 block of Lucerne Vista in Yucca Valley about 11:15 a.m. because a boy there had a black eye. The boy said Reuben Kimball, 36,

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF HITTING HER CHILDREN WITH WOODEN SPOON

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday, accused of child abuse. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 5300 block of Mariposa Avenue in Yucca Valley about 4:45 p.m. for a report of alleged child abuse. Deputy William Ziemer talked to two children, ages 10 and 12,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of child abuse. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, deputies substantiated allegations that Floyd Shaffer, 53, of the 1400 block of Sunrise, had choked a child. Floyd Shaffer was arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse, booked into the West

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHILD CARE WORKER PLEADS GUILTY TO MISDEMEANOR CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor child abuse. According to San Bernardino County court records, Pamela Cadwallader, 62, who was an employee at the Child Development Center on board the Combat Center, accepted a plea bargain Friday for one count of misdemeanor child abuse for physically punishing

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

UPDATE 2/23/17 9:30 a.m. According to San Bernardino County District Attorney Supervisor Ron Webster, Joseph Giron Sanchez appeared in San Bernardino County court in Joshua Tree on February 22. The felony charge of child abuse was reduced to a misdemeanor charge. Giron Sanchez had a public defender appointed to represent

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ARRESTED ON CHILD CRUELTY CHARGES COPY

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Thursday, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, on July 23, 2016, Sierra Kussart, 23, and Cody Nash, 25, brought their child to Hi-Desert Medical Center because their child had a broken right arm. X-rays revealed a spiral fracture to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ARRESTED ON CHILD CRUELTY CHARGES

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Thursday, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, on July 23, 2016, Sierra Kussart, 23, and Cody Nash, 25, brought their child to Hi-Desert Medical Center because their child had a broken right arm. X-rays revealed a spiral fracture to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested last week, accused of sexually abusing three children. The Orange County District Attorney’s office says Brandi Valadez, 40, faces four felony charges of lewd acts on children under 14 and two charges of child abuse. The children, two boys under the ages of 10

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday night accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, the boy returned home after a visit with his father—identified as David Flaningam, 30, of the 62200 block of Verbena Road—with a hand print on his back. The boy told his mother that

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MOTHER PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO MURDERING HER 3 MONTH OLD

A Twentynine Palms woman pleaded not guilty in Joshua Tree Superior Court Monday afternoon to murdering her 3-month old baby. On September 1, 2015, Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies were called to the base hospital on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms for a case of possible child abuse. The

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER THREE CHILDREN ARE LEFT OUT IN THE DESERT AS PUNISHMENT

A Twentynine Palms mother and her boyfriend are accused of child abuse, after her children were found wandering in the desert Wednesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a resident found the 5-, 6-, and 7-year-old children alone in the desert near the 74600 block of Samarkand Avenue just after

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FATHER ARRESTED FOR BEATING UP DAUGHTER

A Twentynine Palms father was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of beating up his daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, the teenager was at Twentynine Palms High School and told a mandated reporter that she was afraid to go home because she had hit her father during an argument the night

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