STOLEN DIRT BIKE LEADS TO DISCOVERY OF A DRUG LAB IN YUCCA VALLEY

The recovery of a stolen dirt bike led to the arrest of a Yucca Valley man for operating a drug lab Tuesday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies on patrol contacted Lucas Clavet, 21, outside his apartment complex in the 7100 block of Sage Avenue about 1:10 p.m. Clavet had

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED IN STOLEN TRUCK

A Landers man was arrested Monday, after he was founding driving a stolen truck. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Bryan Dominguez stopped a white 1984 Dodge truck about 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of Old Woman Springs Road in Yucca Valley. The driver, Joshua Kaiser, 26, said he

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STOLEN VEHICLE SET FIRE IN THE SUNFAIR AREA

Authorities are investigating a stolen vehicle that was set on fire in the Sunfair Heights area of north Joshua Tree Saturday morning. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, firefighters were sent to a remote area near Sonora Road and Copper Moon Lane about 8:40 a.m. for what was

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STOLEN TRUCK BROUGHT TO WAL-MART FOR AN OIL CHANGE

A Fontana man who brought a truck to Walmart in Yucca Valley for an oil change was arrested Wednesday, when deputies determined the truck had been stolen. Walmart employees called Sheriff’s deputies about noon because the driver of the truck, later identified as Marlon Nunez, 36, had left multiple open

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TWO DESERT HOT SPRINGS MEN, FOUND IN STOLEN CAR, ARRESTED

Two Desert Hot Springs men were arrested Thursday, after they were found in a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 2:50 p.m. a deputy spotted a 2000 Honda Civic driving on Highway 62 near Desert Willow Trail in Morongo Valley. The deputy determined the car had been stolen

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THREE STOLEN VEHICLES RECOVERED, FOUR ARRESTED

Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies recovered three stolen vehicles this weekend, and arrested four people. Two Yucca Valley residents were arrested early Sunday morning after a deputy stopped a Toyota about 12:40 a.m. near Old Woman Springs Road and Highway 62. Inside the vehicle were Steven Hoyle, 27, and Leah Edwards,

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY, ACCUSED OF POSSESSION OF STOLEN VEHICLE, BURGLARY

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Tuesday, after deputies say he fled from a stolen car and broke into a Yucca Valley home. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Shauna Ables spotted a stolen black Honda Civic driving northbound on Cholla Avenue near Sunland Avenue, about 3:25 p.m. Tuesday.

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THREE ARRESTED IN TWO STOLEN CAR RECOVERIES

Two men were arrested Monday after they were discovered driving in a stolen car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies stopped a 2013 Honda Accord in the 6400 block of Goleta Avenue about 10 p.m. A records check found that the car had been stolen Sunday in Palm Springs. The

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ARRESTS FOR STOLEN VEHICLES IN JOSHUA TREE AND YUCCA VALLEY

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Monday evening, accused of driving a stolen car. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy saw a woman, later identified as Amy Hillman, 41, driving a 2005 Saturn Ion on the shoulder of westbound Highway 62 near Yucca Avenue in Twentynine Palms. The deputy

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RESIDENTS INTERRUPT CAR THIEVES; SUSPECTS ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

Two people who were interrupted while trying to steal a vehicle were arrested on drug charges. According to a Sheriff’s report, when residents in the 7100 block of Sage Avenue in Yucca Valley interrupted a man and woman who were trying to steal their vehicle just before 2 a.m., the

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING VW BAJA BUG

A Landers man was arrested Saturday, accused of stealing a car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 600 block of Inca Trail in Landers about 10:18 a.m. Saturday for a report of a stolen Volkswagen Baja Bug. About 2 p.m. Saturday, Deputy Nathaniel Campos saw the

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THREE ARRESTED FOLLOWING REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS FLASHLIGHTS IN YARD

Three people were arrested following a report of suspicious flashlights in a yard in Yucca Valley. About 4:30 a.m. Friday morning, Fred Garrido, 51, of Yucca Valley, called deputies to report that he saw flashlights in his yard in the 7600 block of Warren Vista Drive. When deputies arrived, they

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STOLEN TRUCK, NUMEROUS WARRANTS LEAD TO ARREST OF LANDERS WOMAN

A Landers woman was arrested Tuesday, accused of being in possession of a stolen vehicle and for numerous warrants. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy who was making a patrol in the 500 block of Becker Road in Landers about 4:30 p.m. spotted a stolen rental truck, a Dodge

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CAR STOLEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS STOPPED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Desert Hot Springs man in a stolen car was arrested at gunpoint in Yucca Valley early Tuesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee at the Twentynine Palms Holiday Inn called deputies at 1:54 a.m. because she just saw someone driving her 2005 black Monte Carlo out of

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN FOUND IN A STOLEN CAR

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Friday, after he was found in a stolen car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to the 57700 block of Highway 62 about 4 a.m. where they found Jesus Rael, 28, inside the 2014 Ford compact sedan. A records check determined that the

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND WITH STOLEN OFF-ROAD VEHICLE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday, accused of riding a stolen off-road vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a blue Polaris off-road vehicle about 5:40 p.m. at Yucca Mesa Road and Drexel Road for driving an off-road vehicle on a roadway. The deputy determined during a

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER STOLEN CAR FOUND

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of possessing a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a probation officer went to a home in the 10800 block of West Drive about 2:30 for a probation compliance check on Roger Peterson, 53. The probation officer determined that a Ford

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER TRYING TO REGISTER A STOLEN CAR

Two people were arrested Thursday, accused of trying to register a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Amber Long, 33, and Kurt Hampton, 33, went to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Twentynine Palms about 11 a.m. to register a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix. The DMV clerk determined the

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PROBATIONER WITH WARRANTS FOUND WITH STOLEN MOTORCYCLE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of possession of a stolen motorcycle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to the 6400 block of Linda Lee Drive about 5:30 a.m. to arrest Mark Villegas, 33, on a no-bail warrant for burglary, possession of a firearm with a

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THREE ARRESTS FOR STOLEN PROPERTY, ILLEGAL WEAPONS AND DRUGS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Friday morning, accused of possession of a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the Joshua Tree campground in the 2600 block of Sunfair Road about 5:15 a.m. for a prowler who was looking at tools and gas cans.

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