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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN WITH SEVERAL WARRANTS ACCUSED OF MULTIPLE FELONY CRIMES

A Yucca Valley woman with several Sheriff’s warrants was arrested Thursday (September 9) accused of multiple crimes including criminal conspiracy and being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to Sheriff’s reports, Deputies contacted Amber Watson, 29,  inside her vehicle at the Circle K gas station in Yucca Valley. The deputy discovered that Watson had an outstanding felony warrant for weapons violations and the she was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Amber Watson was arrested for investigation of felony criminal conspiracy, being a felon in possession of a firearm, being in possession of an assault weapon, possession of methamphetamine, driving while under the influence of drugs, and on $50,000 in misdemeanor warrants for theft and possession of drug paraphernalia She was booked into the West Valley Detention Center with her bail set at $1,025,000.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN WITH $300K IN WARRANTS ACCUSED OF DRUG POSSESSION

A Yucca Valley man with Sheriff’s warrants was arrested Wednesday (August 25) accused of being in possession of morphine and methamphetamine. According to Sheriff’s reports, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Valley View Street and Plaza Road. During the stop, the driver provided a false name to deputies. During their investigation, Deputies correctly identified the driver as John Powers, 30, who had a $250,000 felony warrant for receiving stolen property and a $50,000 misdemeanor warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. During a search, Deputies located suspected methamphetamine and morphine. Edward Powers was arrested for investigation of being in possession of suspected morphine and suspected methamphetamine, and on his $300,000 in warrants. He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center where he is being held without bail.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING DRUGS IN HIS BODY FOLLOWING ARREST FOR PROBATION VIOLATION

A Yucca Valley man originally arrested for probation violation has been accused of attempting to smuggle drugs inside his body into the Morongo Basin Jail. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Deputies contacted Keith Hunt, 36, in the 7600 block of Mariposa Trail in Yucca Valley on Thursday (July 22) just before 6 p.m. During an investigation, Deputies determined Hunt was not in compliance with the terms of his felony probation. Hunt was arrested and transported to the Morongo Basin Jail.

During their investigation, deputies developed leads that Hunt was concealing narcotics and drug paraphernalia inside his body. Deputies secured a warrant to perform a search. During the search, deputies recovered 54 counterfeit Oxycodone, suspected methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl, marijuana, and a hypodermic needle packaged in bindles inside his body. Deputies suspect that Hunt intended to bring the narcotics and controlled substances inside the jail. Keith Hunt was arrested for his probation violation warrant and for investigation of bringing a controlled substance or narcotics inside a jail facility, possession of narcotics for sale, and transportation and sales of narcotics and controlled substances. He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center where he is being held without bail.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING DRUGS IN HIS BODY FOLLOWING ARREST FOR PROBATION VIOLATION

A Yucca Valley man originally arrested for probation violation has been accused of attempting to smuggle drugs inside his body into the Morongo Basin Jail. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Deputies contacted Keith Hunt, 36, in the 7600 block of Mariposa Trail in Yucca Valley on Thursday (July 22) just before 6 p.m. During an investigation, Deputies determined Hunt was not in compliance with the terms of his felony probation. Hunt was arrested and transported to the Morongo Basin Jail.

During their investigation, deputies developed leads that Hunt was concealing narcotics and drug paraphernalia inside his body. Deputies secured a warrant to perform a search. During the search, deputies recovered 54 counterfeit Oxycodone, suspected methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl, marijuana, and a hypodermic needle packaged in bindles inside his body. Deputies suspect that Hunt intended to bring the narcotics and controlled substances inside the jail. Keith Hunt was arrested for his probation violation warrant and for investigation of bringing a controlled substance or narcotics inside a jail facility, possession of narcotics for sale, and transportation and sales of narcotics and controlled substances. He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center where he is being held without bail.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN WITH MULTIPLE WARRANTS ACCUSED OF BURGLARY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday (July 22) on multiple warrants. According to Sheriff’s reports, Deputies contacted Thomas Burkins, 31, at the intersection of Cibola Trail and Pueblo Trail in Yucca Valley. During an investigation, deputies determined that Burkins had a felony no-bail warrant. Thomas Burkins was arrested for investigation of felony burglary and possession of burglary tools, for his felony no bail warrant for probation violation, and for his warrants for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail where he is being held without bail.