JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING PEDESTRIAN WITH VEHICLE IN WALMART PARKING LOT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday, accused of hitting a pedestrian with his car and then leaving the scene. According to a Sheriff’s report, Clifford Donohoo, 89, of Joshua Tree, was walking in the crosswalk in the Walmart parking lot when he was hit by a car, driven by

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PEDESTRIAN HOSPITALIZED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS HIT AND RUN

A pedestrian was hospitalized Friday morning following a hit-and-run in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, the male pedestrian, described only as being in his mid-20s, was crossing Baseline Road near Adobe Road at 7:45 a.m. when he was hit by a vehicle that turned northbound onto Adobe Road.

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ALLEGED STOLEN VEHICLE INVOLVED IN HIT-AND-RUN CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash in Yucca Valley involving a stolen vehicle. According to witnesses, an unknown man stole a gray Jeep parked in the Burrtec Waste and Recycling parking lot at Buena Vista and Old Woman Springs Road, and took off southbound on OWS. Witnesses described

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE ACCUSED IN NORTH CAROLINA DOUBLE-FATAL HIT AND RUN

A Marine stationed at Twentynine Palms was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run that killed two teens and critically injured a third in North Carolina earlier this year. Davis Christian Stewart, 21, a private first class student in the Communication Training Battalion at the Marine Corps Communication Electronics School, was

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN A RELUCTANT HERO IN EUREKA FATAL HIT AND RUN

Authorities in Eureka, California, are calling him a hero. But a Yucca Valley man expresses a kind of “aw shucks” modesty in describing how he helped police apprehend the suspect in a fatal hit-and-run. Reporter David Haldane has the story… It’s something everyone wonders: If tragedy struck, would you do

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO REVIEW CHARGES OF RECKLESS DRIVING, HIT-AND-RUN DURING YUCCA VALLEY PROTEST

The District Attorney’s office will review a case of reckless driving and hit-and-run during the Women’s March protest in Yucca Valley Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Chris Kallgren of Yucca Valley was standing near the curb on Highway 62 near Old Woman Springs Road about 11 a.m. holding a

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER HIT AND RUN INJURES PREGNANT WOMAN

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested following a hit-and-run collision in Yucca Valley Tuesday night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Aracely Medina, 28, of Yucca Valley, who was driving a 1999 Honda Accord westbound on Antelope Trail, passed a vehicle on the left and ran the stop sign at Grand

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PEDESTRIAN INJURED IN HIT-AND-RUN IN YUCCA VALLEY

A pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday afternoon in Yucca Valley. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, the man was hit by an unknown vehicle on Pioneertown Road just south of Sunnyslope Drive shortly before 3:30 p.m. A Sheriff’s Department report says the victim was taking

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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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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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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HELD AFTER HE RAMS ANOTHER CAR

A Twentynine Palms man who caused a car crash was arrested Saturday afternoon after he rammed one of the victim’s cars while trying to escape. According to a Sheriff’s report, two men were driving their vehicles in adjacent lanes southbound on Adobe Road about 10:40 a.m. when Kurtis Sims, 32,

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED IN HIT AND RUN DEATH IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

CHP investigators arrested a Yucca Valley man after a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian on North Indian Canyon Drive Saturday night. The California Highway Patrol said Michael Bettasso, 39, was driving a Nissan Sentra northbound on North Indian Canyon Drive, north of Dillon Road, at about 7:30 p.m.; 63-year-old Richard

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LANDERS MAN INJURED IN HIT-AND-RUN INVOLVING DIRT BIKE SUNDAY

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in a hit-and-run crash involving a dirt bike in Landers Sunday afternoon. About 2:25 p.m., an unknown man was driving was described by witnesses as a silver or gray Saturn southbound on Sage Avenue at about 20 to 25 miles

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN CRITICALLY INJURED BY SUSPECTED DUI HIT AND RUN DRIVER

A Twentynine Palms man was critically injured Sunday evening when he was hit by a car driven by a suspected drunk driver who then fled the scene. According to a Sheriff’s report, Randy Miller and his wife were crossing Highway 62 in a crosswalk at Tamarisk Avenue about 7:50 when

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HIT AND RUN IN JOSHUA TREE, DRIVER SOUGHT

The California Highway Patrol is looking for a male driver who is involved in a hit-and-run at the Circle K in Joshua Tree Sunday night. According to the CHP, the unidentified man was driving a blue Ford Explorer when he backed into a silver Camry in the convenience store’s parking

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN WANTED IN FEBRUARY FATAL HIT AND RUN ARRESTED

A Yucca Valley woman who was being sought for a fatal hit-and-run crash in February was arrested Thursday. About 2 a.m. February 28, Jerrod Cary, 32, of Yucca Valley, was walking southbound on Avalon Avenue just south of Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley when he was hit by a 2007

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YUCCA VALLEY PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN A HIT AND RUN, SUSPECT SOUGHT

A Yucca Valley pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run collision. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 2 a.m., Jerrod Cary, 32, was walking southbound on Avalon Avenue just south of Sunnyslope Drive when he was hit by a 2007 gray Nissan Maxima, which was traveling northbound on

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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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MAN SUFFERS MINOR INJURIES IN VEHICLE-VERSUS-PEDESTRIAN HIT-AND-RUN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TUESDAY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of hit-and-run in which a pedestrian was hit by a car in Twentynine Palms Tuesday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, the male victim was walking in the crosswalk with a green light at Adobe Road and Highway 62 about 6 p.m., when

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER HIT-AND-RUN PURSUIT

A 29-year-old woman was arrested on Interstate-10 after she allegedly hit another car in Yucca Valley and then fled. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Chelsea Headrick of Yucca Valley struck another vehicle that was leaving a business at Sage Avenue and Highway 62 at 6:42 Tuesday morning. The victim told

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