YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED WITH A STOLEN CAR

A Yucca valley man was arrested Tuesday, accused of being in possession of a stolen car. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, about 9:30 a.m., Joel Gomez, 56, was arrested by the Auto Theft Task Force for investigation of possession of a stolen 2000 BMW, and on warrants

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON SEARCH WARRANT FOR VEHICLE THEFT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for vehicle theft. According to Sheriff’s records, deputies went to a home in the 55500 block of Iona Lane just before 4 p.m. with a search warrant, where they arrested Marlton Forest, 27. Marlton Forest was booked into the Morongo

…View Full Story…

SHERIFF INVESTIGATING FOUR STOLEN VEHICLE REPORTS

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station is investigating four stolen vehicle reports in Yucca Valley from just Monday and Tuesday. According to Sheriff’s reports, the first vehicle, a gray 2008 Honda Accord was stolen from the driveway of a home in the 58600 block of Barron Drive sometime between June 30

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF FELONY EVADING AND CAR THEFT

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested last Thursday, accused of vehicle theft and felony evading. Taylor Towne, 21, was arrested about midnight near the intersection of South Slope Drive and Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms. The Sheriff’s Department has not released any additional information about the arrest. In addition to

…View Full Story…

BURGLARS BUSY ACROSS THE MORONGO BASIN COMMUNITIES

Burglars were busy across the Morongo Basin Friday night. According to Sheriff’s reports, at least six residential burglaries were reported in Yucca Valley Saturday morning, two in Morongo Valley, and two in Twentynine Palms. In Yucca Valley, thieves stole: two quads from a home in the 1400 block of Cambria

…View Full Story…

TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS 14-YEAR-OLDS ACCUSED OF STEALING MOTORCYCLES

Two Twentynine Palms teenagers were arrested early Friday morning, accused of stealing two motorcycles. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 1 a.m. Friday for a report of two stolen motorcycles. Evidence at the scene led deputies to

…View Full Story…

TWO CASES OF BUYING CARS WITH STOLEN CHECKS AND FALSE ID UNDER INVESTIGATION

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating at least two cases in which a suspect used stolen checks and false identification to buy a vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, residents in the 5800 block of Bagley Avenue and 6300 block of Ocotillo Avenue in Twentynine Palms reported Thursday that their vehicles

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

STOLEN CIRCUS MOTORCYCLES FOUND, RETURNED

The show can go on with the circus in Yucca Valley thanks to an observant neighbor who noticed his neighbors suddenly had two new dirt bikes. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Wayne Greer, two performance motorcycles used in the circus were stolen sometime during the early morning hours Saturday. Officials with

…View Full Story…

UPDATE ON VEHICLE THEFT ARRESTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

We have more information about a story we ran Tuesday about a Twentynine Palms man was was arrested early Friday morning, accused of possession of stolen property. On Thursday, November 12, a resident in the 7000 block of 49 Palms Avenue reported that her credit and debit cards had been

…View Full Story…

SHERIFF WARNING ABOUT KIDNAPPING SCAM, VEHICLE THEFTS

The Sheriff’s Department is warning the public about a new phone scam regarding false kidnappings. Several victims in the county have received phone calls from unknown suspects, claiming their child had been abducted, and that the child would be harmed or killed if the victims did not cooperate with their

…View Full Story…

SUSPECT IN CAR THEFTS ARRESTED

A Yucca Valley man suspected of stealing a car last week was arrested late Sunday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, about noon Thursday, Daniel Greene, 34, was at a home in the 6400 block of Tonto Drive in Joshua Tree when he got into an argument with his ex-girlfriend.

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

15-YEAR-OLD ARRESTED AFTER STEALING GRANDMOTHER’S CAR

A 15-year-old boy who stole his grandmother’s car in Joshua Tree early Saturday morning was arrested several hours later in Landers. Sheriff’s reports say the car was reported stolen about 12:30 a.m. Saturday when a neighbor said someone ran into her awning in the 6100 block of Valley View Street

…View Full Story…

FOUR ARRESTS IN INVESTIGATION OF YUCCA VALLEY HOME INVASION ROBBERY

Sheriff’s deputies made four arrests this week in relation to a home invasion robbery in Yucca Valley last week. Deputies linked Albert Dupree, 18, and two of his friends, 16 and 17, with a home invasion robbery in the 7400 block of Cherokee Trail early Friday morning. As we reported

…View Full Story…

HELICOPTER SEARCH UNSUCCESSFUL FOR SUSPECT

Deputies called in a helicopter to help search for a suspect who fled following a traffic stop in Twentynine Palms Wednesday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy saw a green Chevy Camaro traveling eastbound on Old Dale Road at a high rate of speed about 3 p.m. As

…View Full Story…

THREE ARRESTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, STOLEN TRUCK RECOVERED

Three Twentynine Palms residents were arrested and a recovered stolen truck Wednesday. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Clay Lambert, 63, of Joshua Tree, reported his white Nissan pickup truck stolen in March. On Tuesday, April 7, Sheriff’s deputies went to a home in the 74400 block of Sunset in

…View Full Story…

TWO MARINES ARRESTED AFTER THEY BURNED THEIR NEIGHBOR’S ORV

Two Marines were arrested Saturday afternoon, after a neighbor said they made a bonfire out of his off-road vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 71600 block of Indian Trail in Twentynine Palms called deputies about 9:20 Saturday morning to report that someone had stolen firewood from

…View Full Story…

TWO ARRESTED IN MORONGO VALLEY WARRANT SEARCH

Two men were arrested Sunday during a warrant search in Morongo Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 9300 block of Navajo Trail about 7:30 a.m. Deputies heard people inside the home, but no one answered the door. When the deputies forced the door

…View Full Story…

PUBLIC’S HELP SOUGHT IN THEFT OF ATV

Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Yucca Valley burglary. During the night of Wednesday, December 3, unknown suspects cut a locked cable and stole a red, 2003 Kasea Skyhawk all-terrain vehicle from a home in the 7100 block of Seymour Drive. The quad was pushed to

…View Full Story…