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JOSHUA TREE MAN THREATENS NEIGHBORS WITH A BB GUN

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Sunday after he threatened his neighbors with a BB gun. Deputies say that Jason Koster, 38, became angry when one of his neighbors parked in front of his mailbox about 9 p.m. in the 61900 block of Aster Place in Joshua Tree. Several neighbors said Koster got a handgun, which deputies later determined was a BB gun styled to look like a handgun, and pointed it at them. When deputies arrived, Koster ran inside his house, but they persuaded him to open the door and detained him. Jason Koster was arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats and brandishing a weapon, booked into the Morongo Basin Jail, and was released on a $50,000 bail bond. 

AN ARREST FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT AND DRUG SALES IN YUCCA VALLEY

A San Bernardino woman was arrested Saturday, accused of child endangerment and possession of billy club. Deputies were called to the 56500 block of 29 Palms Highway by an employee who reported that multiple customers reported that someone was selling drugs inside a vehicle in the parking lot. When deputies arrived, they contacted Danielle Eroe, 33. After an investigation, Danielle Eroe was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a baton and child endangerment for having children with her, booked into the Morongo Basin Jail, with her bail set at $100,000.  

AN ARREST FOR DRUGS AND WEAPONS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Saturday morning after he was found with narcotics. Deputies stopped a vehicle near Old Woman Springs Road and La Brisa Drive in the Flamingo Heights neighborhood of Yucca Valley about 1:50 a.m. Saturday. Inside the vehicle, deputies contacted Kirk Wood, 59, and found methamphetamine and a firearm. Kirk Wood was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of narcotics while armed, and transporting methamphetamine for sales. Wood was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail and was released on $50,000 bail bond.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF TRYING TO KILL HIS GIRLFRIEND

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of trying to kill his girlfriend. Deputies were called to the Desert Oasis Healthcare in Yucca Valley when the victim arrived to be treated for her injuries. The woman said that about 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nelson Mora, 42, grabbed her by the right arm and threw her on the bed. He then grabbed her arm, which dislocated her shoulder. She said Mora climbed on top of her and kneed her several times in the head and face. She said he also choked her, placed a pillow over her face and suffocated her to the point she lost consciousness. When she regained consciousness, Mora refused to leave, and held her captive for 24 hours, before she was able to get away and seek medical help. Deputies located Mora about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 7800 block of Fox Trail in Yucca Valley. Nelson Mora was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, booked into the Morongo Basin Jail, with his bail set at $1 million.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of trying to kill his girlfriend. Deputies were called to the Desert Oasis Healthcare in Yucca Valley when the victim arrived to be treated for her injuries. The woman said that about 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nelson Mora, 42, grabbed her by the right arm and threw her on the bed. He then grabbed her arm, which dislocated her shoulder. She said Mora climbed on top of her and kneed her several times in the head and face. She said he also choked her, placed a pillow over her face and suffocated her to the point she lost consciousness. When she regained consciousness, Mora refused to leave, and held her captive for 24 hours, before she was able to get away and seek medical help. Deputies located Mora about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 7800 block of Fox Trail in Yucca Valley. Nelson Mora was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, booked into the Morongo Basin Jail, with his bail set at $1 million.