TWO INJURED, POWER OUT FOR HOURS, FOLLOWING SUSPECTED DUI ROLLOVER CRASH IN YUCCA MESA

Two people were injured, and power was out for hours, following a high-speed single-vehicle rollover crash in Yucca Mesa Saturday. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Simon Miller, Jeremy Roses, 28, of Yucca Valley, was driving his 2001 Dodge Durango southbound on Warren Vista Avenue about 5:15 p.m. Witnesses said

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN CRASHES INTO HOUSE IN SUSPECTED DUI

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of drunk driving. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 3700 block of Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms just after 4:30 a.m. where they found a Nissan pick-up truck had been driven into a residence. During the

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SIX PEOPLE INJURED IN SUSPECTED DUI CRASH IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS THURSDAY

Six people were injured, one critically, in a suspected drunk-driving crash in Desert Hot Springs Thursday evening. According to police, Brandon Byars, 23, of Palm Desert was driving a van when he struck a pick-up truck at the intersection of Ironwood Drive and La Mesa Drive about 8:20 p.m. Witnesses

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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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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED AFTER NEARLY HITTING BICYCLIST

A Landers man was arrested Friday after he nearly hit a bicyclist with his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Felix Hernandez, 57, was traveling northbound on Yucca Mesa Avenue about 12:45 p.m. when he nearly hit a bicyclist when passing. The report states Hernandez has a suspended driver’s license

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A 30-YEAR SOBER REMINDER: DRUNK DRIVING AFFECTS FAMILIES FOREVER

Since Z107.7 signed on the air 27 years ago today, we have aired a sobering reminder every July 15 that the effects of drunk driving can leave an empty spot in families that lasts forever. For her 27th year, here is Patricia Fowler…

Hello, this is Patricia Fowler.

Thirty years,

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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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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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MARINE HELD FOR TRIAL FOR DOUBLE FATAL DUI HIT AND RUN

The Twentynine Palms Marine accused of killing a prominent dentist and his wife in a DUI crash in May will be formally arraigned next week. In the second day of preliminary hearings in a San Bernardino courtroom, Judge Katrina West heard four additional prosecution witnesses and one defense witness testify

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A REMINDER THAT WE ARE LOSING THE BATTLE AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING

Since Z107.7 went on the air 26 years ago today, we have run this sad reminder. Again, Patricia Fowler joins us… July 15, 2015, and the Morongo Basin is still losing the battle against drunk driving, given the crashes of the past months. I’m Patricia Fowler once again for the

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ONE HURT, ONE ARRESTED FOR DUI IN TWENTYNINE PALMS CRASH

A suspected drunk driver was arrested Sunday morning after he crashed into another vehicle in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, Marine Lance Corporal Kevin Jefferson, 22, of First Tanks Battalion on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, was driving his 2013 Chevy Cruze northbound on Adobe Road

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VERY DUI DRIVER TREATED FOR ALCOHOL POISONING

A Camarillo woman was hospitalized early Saturday morning for alcohol poisoning, following a crash in Yucca Valley in which she is suspected of driving under the influence. According to a Sheriff’s report, Eliana Luna, 24, crashed her gray Nissan Altima into a pole at the intersection of Highway 62 and

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DÉJÀ VU FOR A SERIAL DRUNK DRIVER

It was déjà vu all over again when a man with previous convictions for driving under the influence was arrested again Saturday night for driving drunk. Sheriff’s reports indicate a deputy saw a white Dodge Ram pick-up truck leaving a Yucca Valley gas station at Highway 62 and Church Street

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A 25-YEAR TRADITION: THE CONSEQUENCES OF DRINKING AND DRIVING

For the past 25 years, Z107.7 Radio has aired a serious message that commemorates a tragedy. If we can keep just one more drunk driving tragedy from occurring, it will all have been worth it. Here is Patricia Fowler… This is Patricia Fowler, again, speaking to you about the consequences

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