SUSPECT IN ARIZONA IDENTITY THEFT INVESTIGATION ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man is in jail today on suspicion of identity theft. Local investigators followed up on an inquiry from Arizona Sheriffs about an Arizona resident whose name, social security number, and birthdate were being used by someone in this area to illegally gain credit. On Monday, a Morongo

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DEPUTY CHECKS RESULT IN TWO ARRESTS

According to a sheriff’s report, a 22-year-old Yucca Valley man is in jail today following a pedestrian check early Monday morning. A sheriff’s deputy conducted the check of William Phillips shortly after 5:17 a.m. near Highway 62 and Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. A records check showed Phillips was out

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DIRT BIKE BANDITS, GIVE SHERIFF’S A RUN FOR THE MONEY… ALL THE WAY TO JAIL

A Yucca Valley man and woman on a stolen motorcycle led sheriff deputies on cat-and-mouse chase for more than two hours on Wednesday. Sheriff’s deputies attempted a traffic stop on a dirt bike near Winters Road and Border Avenue in North Joshua Tree about 5:45 p.m. Charles Goutin, age 31,

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TWO MEN ARRESTED AFTER YUCCA VALLEY PROBATION CHECK

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Tuesday when deputies went to a home on a probation check. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7300 block of Lucerne Vista in Yucca Valley about 5:30 p.m. Living at the home was John Killen, 52, and Robert

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SUSPECTED DRUG DEALER ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A San Bernardino man suspected by being a drug dealer was arrested in Yucca Valley early Sunday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 1996 Jeep Cherokee near Old Woman Springs Road and Spencer Road about 12:20 a.m. Inside the Jeep was Ernest

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THREE JOSHUA TREE MEN ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING AT A HOUSE FOLLOWING AN ARGUMENT

Three Joshua Tree men were arrested Tuesday, accused of shooting at a home. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 60200 block of Granada Road in Joshua Tree just after 10 a.m. for a report of shots fired. The residents, Nicholas Odoms, 19, and

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS FELONS ARRESTED WITH GUNS AND AMMO

Two Twentynine Palms men, who are convicted felons, were arrested Sunday after they were found with guns and ammunition. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 1 p.m., deputies were called to an area north of Pinto Mountain in Wonder Valley for reports of shots fired. Deputies saw a Nissan Frontier

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YUCCA VALLEY MEN ACCUSED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND DRUG POSSESSION

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Tuesday, accusing of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 57300 block of Warren Way about 1:30 a.m. A woman told deputies she and Nekoda Pardee, 20, had an argument that turned physical. The deputy saw

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TWO JOSHUA TREE RESIDENTS ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING A HOUSE

Two Joshua Tree residents were arrested Tuesday, accused of burglarizing a house. About 3:30 p.m. neighbors called the Sheriff’s Department to report that a man and a woman were taking items from a house in the 63300 block of Walpi Drive in Joshua Tree and loading them into a van.

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JOSHUA TREE MAN FOUND WITH STUN GUN AND BURGLARY TOOLS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday, on his warrants and accused of being in possession of a stun gun. Sheriff’s reports say a deputy was making an area check about 7:30 a.m. near Sunny Sands Drive and Heron Avenue. The deputy saw a black truck that matched a description

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR HOME INVASION AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday night, accused of a home invasion robbery and high-speed pursuit. The Sheriff’s Department said residents in the 6400 block of Goleta Avenue in Yucca Valley called just before 10 p.m. to report that a man had broken into their home and stolen their

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN, ON PROBATION, FOUND WITH CANE-SWORD

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday night, accused of possessing a cane sword while on probation. A Sheriff’s report said a deputy made a pedestrian check on Kenneth Ames, 40, about 11 p.m. at Linda Lee Drive and David Avenue. A records check showed that Ames was on felony

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MAN ARRESTED TWICE IN THE SAME WEEK

A man who was arrested Tuesday was arrested again Thursday, accused of different charges. Sheriff’s reports say deputies were called to the Twentynine Palms Stater Brothers grocery store about 6 a.m. Tuesday for a man, later identified as Joshua Thompson, 31, for identity theft. Thompson was arrested and released. Two

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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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TWO ARRESTED AFTER A HI-SPEED CHASE FROM LANDERS TO YUCCA VALLEY

At least two men were arrested early Monday morning following a high-speed chase that started in Landers and ended in a residential neighborhood in Yucca Valley. Just after 10 p.m. Sunday night, a man called deputies to report he had been robbed by an armed suspect. The man said his

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TWO MEN ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A TWENTYNINE PALMS BUSINESS

Two men were arrested Friday, accused of breaking into a Twentynine Palms business Thursday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, a business owner in the 4900 block of Adobe Road reported that an incident at the business on Thursday caused damage to the exterior of the building, which prevented him

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YUCCA VALLEY PROBATIONER FOUND WITH MARIJUANA CULTIVATION AND AMMUNITION

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday following a probation compliance check. According to the Sheriff’s Department, probation officers went to the 1600 block of Deer Trail in Yucca Valley about 4 p.m. where they found a marijuana growing operation and 58-year-old Jay Klausing as well as ammunition. Klausing is

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GRENADE LAUNCHER FOUND IN A TWENTYNINE PALMS APARTMENT

What might have been a routine probation check turned into a felony arrest Tuesday when officers from the San Bernardino County Probation Dept. found two rounds of live ammunition and a grenade launcher at an apartment in Twentynine Palms. According to sheriff’s reports, Robert Kote Aldus, 25, was arrested for

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SHERIFF’S PURSUIT BRIEFLY PUTS YUCCA VALLEY HIGH A SCHOOL ON LOCKDOWN

The Yucca Valley High School was on lockdown for a few minutes Tuesday morning during a Sheriff’s pursuit in the area. About 10:17 a.m., Deputies Bruce Southworth and Raman Singh attempted to stop a vehicle traveling westbound on Onaga Trail. The driver, later identified as Marcus Corona, 21, of Yucca

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING GIRLFRIENDS CAR

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, accused of stealing his ex-girlfriend’s car. According to Sheriff’s reports, Jason Holmes, 26, went to his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 61400 block of La Jolla Drive in Joshua Tree about 6:30 April 15. His girlfriend told deputies he demanded the keys to her

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