CHP IDENTIFIES SUSPECTED DUI DRIVER THAT CLOSED THE YUCCA GRADE YESTERDAY

The CHP has identified the suspected DUI Driver that caused the Yucca Grade to close for about an hour Wednesday morning. Investigators said that about 4:10 am, a 1998 Dodge pick-up truck driven by Edgar Morales, 44, of Yucca Valley was traveling eastbound on the highway at Scholl Drive in

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HIGHWAY 62 BRIEFLY CLOSED THIS MORNING DUE TO DUI CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY

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Highway 62 was briefly closed down in both directions following a traffic crash in Morongo Valley this morning. About 4:10, a 1998 Dodge pick-up truck traveling eastbound on the highway collided with a power pole at Scholl Drive. The pole was sheared off, but was

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER SUSPECTED DUI CRASH IN PALM SPRINGS THAT KILLED ANOTHER YUCCA VALLEY MAN

A Yucca Valley man has been arrested after a suspected DUI Crash killed another Yucca Valley man in Palm Springs Monday evening. The Palm Springs Police Department said they arrested 50-year-old Robert Garcia Jr. for investigation of driving under the influence of drugs causing a deadly crash which killed Keyon

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AND POSSESSION OF LOADED FIREARMS IN VEHICLE 2

A San Bernardino woman was arrested early Friday morning after she attempted to drive onto the Marine base in Twentynine Palms while intoxicated and with two loaded handguns. According to a Sheriff’s report, Denise Hallowood, 35, drove up to the main gate of the Combat Center base about 1:30 a.m.

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AND POSSESSION OF LOADED FIREARMS IN VEHICLE

A San Bernardino woman was arrested early Friday morning after she attempted to drive onto the Marine base in Twentynine Palms while intoxicated and with two loaded handguns. According to a Sheriff’s report, Denise Hallowood, 35, drove up to the main gate of the Combat Center base about 1:30 a.m.

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WOMAN KILLED FOLLOWING DUI T-BONE CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY TUESDAY NIGHT

A woman died following a T-bone crash in Morongo Valley Tuesday night. According to the CHP, the Morongo Valley woman, who has not been identified yet, was driving a red Toyota Corolla eastbound on Highway 62 when she collided with a black Toyota at park Avenue about 8:50 p.m. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE KILLED TRYING TO HELP DRIVER IN ROLLOVER CRASH

What was supposed to be the start of one family’s Christmas celebration ended in tragedy early Monday morning when a Twentynine Palms Marine driving his family to the airport was struck and killed on the 10 Freeway, just west of Mountain View Avenue in Loma Linda, after stopping to help

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE ON A DIRT BIKE SUNDAY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Sunday morning following a high-speed chase through residential neighborhoods in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a dirt bike, ridden by Timothy Smith, 40, about 1:40 a.m. near Yucca Trail and Warren Vista Avenue.

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AFTER DRIVING INTO HER EX-BOYFRIENDS HOUSE

A 31-year-old woman ran into some trouble Sunday afternoon … quite literally. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Viridiana Garrett drove to her ex-boyfriend’s house in the 56100 block of Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley just before 5 p.m. Sunday. Garrett attempted to drive off after learning her ex-boyfriend was not

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DRUNKIN’ DONUTS LEAD TO AN ARREST

When 30-year-old Zakary Whitehill admitted to a Sheriff’s deputy shortly after midnight last Saturday that he “should not be driving” it came as no surprise. According to the Sheriff’s report, the Joshua Tree resident had been doing donuts in the dirt lot just north of Del Taco on the highway

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN FLEES AFTER CRASH, HELD FOR DUI HIT AND RUN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday, accused of causing a crash on the highway, and then fleeing the scene. Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Arthurton was called to Twentynine Palms Highway and Indian Cove Road just before 5 p.m. Friday for a two-vehicle crash. When he arrived, he found that an

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JOSHUA TREE MAN KILLED BY SUSPECTED DUI DRIVER IN PALMS SPRINGS

A Joshua Tree man was struck and killed by a suspected DUI driver in Palms Springs early Tuesday morning. The California Highway Patrol said Austin Ulshafer, 29, from Cathedral City, was arrested on suspicion of DUI after the two-car crash. CHP investigators said Ulshafer was driving a GMC pickup truck

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DUI OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLIST WHO CRASHED IN MORONGO VALLEY IDENTIFIED

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man who was hospitalized following a crash on his dirt bike in Morongo Valley a week ago. Jeremy Reynolds, 39, was riding his 2000 Honda about 11:15 p.m. eastbound on Breezeway when he unexpectedly came upon the wash at Little Morongo Road and

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN LEADS DEPUTIES ON HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT FROM YUCCA VALLEY TO JOSHUA TREE MONDAY NIGHT

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Monday night after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit through Yucca Valley residential neighborhoods and on the highway to Joshua Tree. According to a Sheriff’s report, Benjamin Johnson, 39, was in the old Stater Brothers parking lot in the 57000 block of 29 Palms

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF DUI AT NEARLY 3 TIMES THE LEGAL LIMIT

A 34-year-old Yucca Valley woman was arrested for driving under influence after she crashed into a power pole Tuesday evening. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Rachel Stevens was driving her 1998 Mercury about 7:30 when she crashed into a utility pole in the 6900 block of Lennox Avenue. Stevens then

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SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER ARRESTED ON $425,000 IN WARRANTS

A Yucca Valley woman who was stopped Tuesday for being a suspected drunk driver, was arrested when the California Highway Patrol determined she had more than $400,000 in outstanding arrest warrants. According to Sheriff’s records, the CHP stopped Bree Lewis, 25, in the 7300 block of Condalia in Yucca Valley

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AFTER DRIVING INTO STORE WINDOW

A 46-year-old Joshua Tree woman was arrested for drunk driving after she drove through a plate glass window at the Joshua Tree Circle K Sunday. According to the California Highway Patrol, about 11:30 a.m., a woman—later identified by Sheriff’s records as Yvette Hosier—drove her 2004 Chevrolet through the front window

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FOUR SEPARATE CRASHES IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEKEND, MARINE ARRESTED FOR HIT AND RUN DUI

Sheriff’s deputies responded to three separate traffic collisions Friday night in Yucca Valley. At 7:55 p.m., deputies responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist at Highway 62 and Cholla Avenue. An unidentified man rode his bicycle into the highway and was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The bicyclist was injured and

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DUI DRIVER WHO KILLED LOCAL MOTORCYCLIST PLEADS GUILTY, FACES UP TO 10 YEARS

A Yucca Valley man pleaded guilty Friday to vehicular manslaughter while driving drunk in 2014, according to court records. David Hayes, 59, a popular drug and alcohol counselor, was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on Highway 62 in Yucca Valley March 13, 2014, when his motorcycle was hit from behind

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DUI DRIVERS CAUSE POWER OUTAGES, INJURIES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

An alleged drunk driver crashed into a power pole in Twentynine Palms early Saturday morning, knocking out power for residents for about 16 hours. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 1:15 Saturday morning, Daniel Veith crashed his 1991 Honda into a power pole near Clare Avenue and Sullivan Road. Witnesses

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