YUCCA VALLEY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER IN 2013 SHOOTING DEATH

The man accused of shooting and killing a Yucca Valley man more than four years ago pleaded guilty last week to voluntary manslaughter. Brian Cline, 34, accepted a plea bargain Wednesday for killing Martin Reyes, 35, on April 18, 2013. Cline and Reyes were arguing in the 6300 block of

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JOSHUA TREE MAN SENTENCED TO 24 YEARS IN PRISON FOR 2015 SHOOTING

A 23-year-old Joshua Tree man who pleaded guilty last month to shooting two people in Yucca Valley in 2015 was sentenced Wednesday to more than 24 years in state prison. On April 15, 2015, Joseph Rojas, went to a home in the 55600 block of Pueblo Trail where he started

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SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES KEPT VERY BUSY MONDAY

From a shot-out window to stolen ceramic yard art, Sheriff’s deputies were busy Monday. In Twentynine Palms, about 7 a.m., a resident in the 6300 block of Desert Queen Avenue called to report he was woken up by the sound of a loud pop. When he got up to investigate,

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DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING FRIDAY IN MORONGO VALLEY

We have limited information about a shooting Friday in Morongo Valley. According to a Sheriff’s spokeswoman, deputies were called to the 9300 block of Navajo Trail about 4:20 p.m. following a report that a man had been shot. Upon arrival, the man told deputies an unknown woman had shot him,

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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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THREE KILLED, ONE WOUNDED IN SAN BERNARDINO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHOOTING

Two adults and an 8-year-old child are dead, and another child was wounded, in what is being called a murder-suicide at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said Cedric Anderson, 53, of Riverside, came to the school shortly before 10:30 a.m. Monday and

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DAV TO HOLD FUN SHOOTING EVENT FOR VETERANS

The Morongo Basin Chapter #60 of the Disabled American Veterans will hold a fun shoot and picnic in Twentynine Palms. Kirby Davis sets her sights on when and where… The Disabled American Veterans Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold a free fun shoot and picnic Saturday, April 8, at the

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED AFTER DEPUTIES INVESTIGATE SHOOTING COMPLAINT

A Landers man was arrested Wednesday after neighbors complained that he was shooting a gun behind his house. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 1400 block of Jemez Trail about 12:40 p.m. where they found Danny Avila, 36, who had been shooting a .22-caliber gun. Danny

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JOHNSON VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AT MAN CAMPING NEAR A CHURCH

A Johnson Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of shooting at another man. The Sheriff’s Department said the victim called shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday to report that he was camping near the First Baptist Church on Golden Ray Road when he encountered Jack Santellanes, 60. The man told deputies

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN INVOLVED IN FATAL 29 PALMS MOTEL 6 INCIDENT LAST WEEK DIES

The woman involved in an exchange of gunfire with deputies that resulted in a man being killed last Tuesday has died in a Palm Springs hospital. According to Riverside County Coroner’s Sergeant Brent Sechrist, Tani Garcia, 39, of Yucca valley died at 1:55 Sunday morning in the emergency room at

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MAN KILLED IN A TWENTYNINE PALMS MOTEL DIED FOLLOWING AN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE WITH DEPUTIES

Investigators have determined that the unidentified Yucca Valley man killed Tuesday at a Twentynine Palms Motel died following an exchange of gunfire with deputies. A Sheriff’s press release said shortly before 3:30 a.m., deputies responded to Motel 6 to investigate a call about a man with a gun from a

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INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MOTEL SHOOTING THAT KILLED ONE

The Sheriff’s Department has not released any additional information about the shooting early Tuesday morning that left one man dead in Twentynine Palms. About 3:30 a.m., deputies were called to Motel 6 on the highway for shots fired. When deputies arrived to the room on the third floor of the

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SHOOTING INVESTIGATION CLOSES THE HIGHWAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Deputies responding to a report of shots fired in Twentynine Palms early this morning were shot at by the suspect. The deputies were not injured. The shooting occurred at the Motel 6 on the highway in Twentynine Palms about 3:30 a.m. The suspect, who is holed up in a room

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AN ARREST AFTER A JOSHUA TREE SHOOTING

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday, after he allegedly shot at a woman during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Tony Randall, 51, was arguing with his ex-girlfriend about 8 p.m. in the 62500 block of La Crescenta in Joshua Tree. During the argument, deputies say Randall fired

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THREE ARRESTED AFTER DESERT HOT SPRINGS MURDER TUESDAY

Three Desert Hot Springs residents were arrested Tuesday night, following a murder in Desert Hot Springs. Police officers were called at 10:28 a.m. to the 13000 block of Via Real for a report of a possible dead body. Arriving officers discovered the man—who has not been identified yet, but is

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VICTIM OF BIZARRE SUICIDE IN TWENTYNINE PALM IDENTIFIED

The man whose body was found with a gunshot wound and hanging inside a burning home in Twentynine Palms has been identified by the county coroner’s office as Robert Thompson, 41. On November 14, firefighters were called to the 7400 block of Persia Avenue for a house fire; inside one

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE INVESTIGATE FATAL SHOOTING EARLY THIS MORNING

Desert Hot Springs police are investigating a fatal shooting early this morning. According to investigators, police were called at 2:56 a.m. to the 66100 block of 2nd Street after a report of shots fired. When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the courtyard of the

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SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY NIGHT

We have limited information about a shooting in Twentynine Palms Monday night. About midnight, deputies and paramedics were called to a residence near Indian Trail and Mesquite Springs Road where they found two men who had been shot. Morongo Basin Ambulance took both men to Desert Regional Hospital. Their condition

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FOUR MARINES ARRESTED AFTER A BAR FIGHT AND SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Four Active duty Marines were arrested following a fight and shots fired outside a Twentynine Palms bar last night. At about 1:31 am, Sunday Morning, sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight involving multiple subjects at the Break N’ Run Bar at 72143 Twentynine Palms Highway. As deputies were responding, they

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SHOTS FIRED IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of shots fired in Flamingo Heights. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 1900 block of Yellow Knife Road called about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning to report that someone was driving in circles on the property, shouting, and shooting at a

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