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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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER 20 MILE TWO-STATE PURSUIT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested following a 20-mile pursuit that started in Arizona and ended in California. According to Lieutenant Curt Bagby of the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department in Arizona, a patrol officer attempted to stop Matthew Beckett, who turns 30 today, in Parker, Arizona, for an unknown

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN HELD FOR POSSESSION OF A VARIETY OF DRUGS

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Yucca Valley woman Thursday following a probation compliance check in the 55600 block of Navajo Trail. About 3:45 p.m., deputies went to the home where they found Natalie Barner, 32, along with heroin, methamphetamine, prescription drugs, and drug paraphernalia used to weigh and package narcotics. Natalie

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PROBATION CHECK RESULTS IN ARREST FOR DRUGS

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Wednesday when deputies found her with drugs following a probation compliance check. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies conducted a probation compliance check at a home in the 58700 block of Barron Drive about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found a substantial amount of methamphetamine,

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FOUR ARRESTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS PROBATION CHECK

Four Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Monday morning after deputies went to a home with an arrest warrant for two of them. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7500 block of North Star Avenue about 10:30 a.m. There they found Angela Vasquez, 36; Morgan

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JOSHUA TREE SEARCH WARRANT YIELDS AN ARREST

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday morning on multiple charges following a search warrant on his home. According to a Sheriff’s press release, deputies went to the home of Michael Harmon in the 3100 block of Julcrest Road about 11:30 a.m. Friday with a search warrant. Deputies located firearms,

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A SPATE OF BURGLARIES IN JOSHUA TREE

At least seven Joshua Tree residents reported burglaries Monday and Tuesday. According to Sheriff’s reports, a neighbor was notified by a security company about 3 p.m. Monday that a burglar alarm for a home in the 5800 block of Sunset Road had been activated. The neighbor saw that the back

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SERIAL CAR THIEF ARRESTED

A Joshua Tree man accused of stealing a car in August, and another car last week, was arrested September 15. According to Sheriff’s reports, the owners of a green 1997 Nissan 4-door reported the vehicle had been stolen August 15 from a driveway in the 61500 block of Granada Drive

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF STALKING

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Monday morning, accusing of violating a restraining order by stalking and harassing his neighbor. According to a Sheriff’s report, Gregory Lonsdale, 60, of the 53200 block of Altadena Avenue in Morongo Valley threatened his neighbor and pointed a handgun at him on July 31.

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WAL-MART SHOPLIFTER FOUND WITH GUN AND HEROIN

A Yucca Valley transient arrested Sunday evening, accused of shoplifting from Wal-Mart, was found to be in possession of heroin and weapons. Sheriff’s reports say Ruben Minero, 36, went to Wal-Mart about 6:30 p.m. and was cutting items out of their packaging with razor blades putting them into a backpack.

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HIT AND RUN DRIVER RETURNS TO THE SCENE AND GETS ARRESTED

A hit-and-run driver returned to the scene of the accident Friday evening, and was arrested—for a probation violation. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 9:10 Friday night, two cars collided at the intersection of Twentynine Palms Highway and Mariposa Avenue in Twentynine Palms. The driver of one of the vehicles,

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DUMPSTER DIVER ARRESTED AFTER FIGHTING WITH SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of dumpster diving and then resisting arrest. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 5200 block of Adobe Road called about 4:30 p.m. to report a suspicious person who was dumpster diving. The resident had previously reported several burglaries

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ON STOLEN MOTORCYCLE ACCUSED OF DEALING DRUGS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday morning, accused of dealing drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped Keith Hencel, 33, at a gas station in the 61700 block of 29 Palms Highway about 8:15 Friday morning. After an investigation, the deputy found methamphetamine on Hencel, and determined

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SUSPECT FLUSHED OUT WITH PEPPER SPRAY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested and sprayed with pepper spray after he failed to come out of his hiding spot in an attic. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 6400 block of Mesquite Avenue about 4 p.m. Thursday to follow up a report

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