A Yucca Valley man was arrested and hospitalized after a motorcycle crash in which the motorcycle turned out to be stolen. According to responding deputies, at about 9:00 pm Thursday night (7/14) they were called to Joshua Lane in Yucca Valley after a 9-1-1 call reporting a motorcycle down. The rider was described as breathing but moaning and bleeding, not talking or responding. They determined the motorcycle was going Northbound when it hit a curb, causing the rider to lose control and crash.
While deputies were there, they received another call reporting a motorcycle had just been stolen, the stolen bike matched the description of the one in the crash.
Lawrence Gill was treated by Paramedic on scene, then placed under arrest for possession of stolen property. Because of his injuries he was taken to Hi-Desert Medical Center and released to their care.
A report was given to the district Attorney to determine exact charges Lawrence Gill will face when he is released.