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News Update!!: Las Vegas, NV: Duston William Icenogle located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

News Update!!: Las Vegas, NV: Duston William Icenogle located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, 20 year old Duston William Icenogle, who has been missing from Lake Havasu City, Arizona since Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, has been located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In a press release, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said that Duston William Icenogle is a”Okay”.

There were no additional information release onto how he got up there.

News Update!!: Rialto, CA: Stolen 1941 BMW R12 German motorcycle and box trailer found.

News Update!!: Rialto, CA: Stolen 1941 BMW R12 German motorcycle and box trailer found.

ZachNews has learned that a 1941 BMW R12 German motorcycle and box trailer that was stolen from a driveway of a home in Orangecrest, California on Monday, February 27th, 2017 has been found on Monday, March 20th, 2017 in Rialto, California.

ZachNews received a picture (Pictured Above) from KNBC Channel 4 Photojournalist Alex Vasquez showing Mike Dunn with the 1941 BMW R12 German motorcycle and box trailer.

ZachNews has learned that a tip posted on Facebook lead him to the 1941 BMW R12 German motorcycle and box trailer.

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ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez spoke with Mike Dunn on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 about the theft and played the surveillance video that showed the theft.

Mike Dunn is thanking everybody for their help.

At this moment, authorities have not arrested anybody in this theft case that occurred at approximately 5:00am PT on Monday, February 27th, 2017.

If you have any information regarding the suspects in theft case, please contact the Riverside Police Department at: 1 (951) 826-5700.

 

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are slowly reopening after major traffic accident.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are slowly reopening after major traffic accident.

Lanes along westbound Interstate 40 are slowly reopening after a semi truck has crashed into several vehicles near the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station in Needles, California at around 1:16pm PT on Thursday, March 9th, 2017.

California Highway Patrol as well as firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 responded to the traffic accident.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a semi truck and at least 5 vehicles are involved in the traffic accident and the semi truck is hanging off the roadway at the Palo Verde Wash Bridge.

According to Eric Sherwin, Duty Public Information Officer with the San Bernardino County Fire Department, at least 2 patient with minor injuries were transported to Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.

All westbound lanes of Interstate 40 before the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station were closed and traffic was backed up close to the Park Moabi Road exit.

Motorists were seen using County Route 1 near Topock, Arizona to Courtwright Road in Mohave Valley, Arizona as a detour to get to Needles, California.

The cause into the traffic accident is under investigation.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Major traffic accident closes westbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Major traffic accident closes westbound Interstate 40.

Semi truck has crashed into several vehicles along westbound Interstate 40 near the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station in Needles, California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a semi truck and at least 5 vehicles are involved in the traffic accident and the semi truck is hanging off the roadway at the Palo Verde Wash Bridge.

Westbound Interstate 40 before the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station is closed and motorists are using County Route 1 near Topock, Arizona to Courtwright Road as a detour.

News Update!!: Highland, CA: Latest Information: Deputy Involved Shooting inside parking structure at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

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News Update!!: Highland, CA: Latest Information: Deputy Involved Shooting inside parking structure at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

Here is the latest information regarding a deputy involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 inside a parking structure at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, located at 777 San Manuel Boulevard, in Highland, California.

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According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 7:53pm PT on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Central Station received an Automated License Plate Reader alert of a stolen vehicle in the area of Highland Avenue and Victoria Avenue in Highland, California.

Deputies located an unoccupied stolen vehicle in the parking structure of the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

Deputies conducted surveillance on the vehicle, and a short time later, a male and female entered the stolen vehicle.

Deputies approached the vehicle in efforts to get the suspects to exit the vehicle safely.

The driver started the vehicle, put it in reverse striking and dragging a deputy.

The deputy that was struck by the vehicle and dragged received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

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According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, a deputy involved shooting occurred and the male was struck by gunfire.

The suspect continued to flee from deputies traveling at a high rate of speed in the parking structure and collided into 2 vehicles and a metal barrier as he traveled down the ramp.

The female was believed to have injuries caused by the traffic collision.

Both were transported to local area hospitals.

Investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail responded to the location and are conducting the investigation.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the male was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The Riverside County Coroner’s Office will conduct the autopsy and determine cause and manner of death.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has identified the driver of the vehicle as 31 year old Michael Russo from Riverside, California.

The adult female remains hospitalized with major injuries to her legs.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has identified the female passenger as 44 year old Ath Pen from Fresno, California.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Ath Pen remains hospitalized and is recovering from her injuries and physicians have confirmed she has no evidence of injury from gunfire.

The investigation is ongoing, and new information will be released when it becomes available.

Anybody with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Arturo Alvarado or Sergeant Greg Myler at: 1 (909) 387-3589.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline website at: https://wetip.com/

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Man arrested in arson fire at the Riverview Terrace Apartments.

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Man arrested in arson fire at the Riverview Terrace Apartments.

ZachNews has learned from the City of Needles that authorities have arrested a man in connection with the arson fire at the Riverview Terrace Apartments on Monday, January 30th, 2017.

According to the City of Needles, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department have arrested 62 year old Russell Gendre of Mohave Valley, Arizona on Monday, January 30th, 2017 for suspicion of arson, criminal threats, and assault with a deadly weapon.

ZachNews contacted the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station to get more information on the arrest and the alleged charges against Russell Gendre.

ZachNews later received some additional information from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, an investigation was conducted and Russell Gendre was arrested and booked into the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California for Arson, Criminal Threats, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

If anyone has any further information on this case they are urged to contact Detective Detective Tim Preston at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

The fire occurred at the Riverview Terrace Apartments, located on 1933 Erin Drive, in Needles, California at around 5:20am PT on Monday, January 30th, 2017.

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According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, firefighters arrived to a residential commercial structure with visible smoke and flames from Building #9.

Firefighters began battling the large flames cutting a hole on the roof of the residential commercial structure well other firefighters began entering the apartment units to the residential commercial structure.

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Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department, Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, and Bullhead City Fire Department responded to the residential commercial structure fire.

Firefighters as well as deputies from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department were also on scene and were evacuating nearby apartment units.

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According to San Bernardino County Fire Department Captain Dean Dickover, nobody was inside the residential commercial structure.

ZachNews later learned that several pets where rescued from the residential commercial structure fire.

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Several families with children who lived in the apartment units lost everything they had in the fire.

ZachNews has learned that a donation drive and fundraiser on GoFundMe has been set up for the people affected in the residential commercial structure fire.

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The “Your Help Is Needed” flyer has been posted on Facebook asking for the community’s help to give what you can to the families with children affected by the residential commercial structure fire.

Children are in need of clothes, shoes, soap, shampoo, and some basic necessities.

People wanting to donate can being the items to either Vista Colorado Elementary School, located at 700 Bailey Avenue near Washington Street, in Needles, California or to Needles High School, located at 1600 Washington Street near Park Avenue, in Needles, California.

** For more information regarding the donation drive, please call either Maria Armija at: 1 (760) 326-2167 or Amy Avila at: 1 (760) 326-2191. **

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A GoFundMe account has been set up for the Ochoa family who lost their home and belongings in the residential commercial structure fire.

According to the posted statement on the GoFundMe account, “On Monday 1/30/17 Malo Ochoa along with Wife and 3 children lost their apartment and all their belongings to a fire that started in their apartment complex unit early Monday morning. We are very thankful that they were able to all make it out safe with no injuries but they are left with nothing but their one vehicle. The family lost everything and is in need of all the help they can get. Malo is a very hard worker, a loving father and good husband. he workes very hard 6 days a week to provide for his family, his two girls Mila and Rosie Ochoa are both Honor Roll students with perfect attendance. Younger Son Malo stays home with His wife Betty who is one of the nicest people you will ever meet with the biggest heart. Instead of grabbing her belonging while evacuating the fire she went door to door to the apartment neighbors to wake them and warn them of the fire. Anything helps so they can get back on there feet and slowing start to regain everything they lost thank you all in advance. Please keep the Ochoa Family in prayers and thank you again.

** More information regarding the GoFundMe account for the Ochoa family can be found at the following GoFundMe website address: **

https://www.gofundme.com/ochoa-family

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News Update!!: Twentynine Palms, CA: Latest Information: Deputy Involved Shooting at a Motel 6 leaves gunman dead.

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News Update!!: Twentynine Palms, CA: Latest Information: Deputy Involved Shooting at a Motel 6 leaves gunman dead.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department have release more information into a Deputy Involved Shooting at a Motel 6 in Twentynine Palms, California on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 that left a gunman died after shooting at authorities.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 3:22am PT on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Morongo Basin Station / Twentynine Palms Police Department responded to Motel 6 located at 72562 Twentynine Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms, California following the report of a man with a gun.

Deputies were advised that the reporting party was a guest at the hotel.

Deputies responded to the location, conducted an area check, and did not locate any suspicious persons.

Deputies then knocked on the motel room door, identifying themselves as San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, in efforts to get additional information from the reporting party.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, deputies heard a gunshot from inside the room; the door immediately opened, and the suspect fired a handgun at deputies.

Fearing for their safety, deputies returned fire and retreated to cover.

The suspect went back into the room and closed the door.

Deputies ordered the suspect to surrender and exit the room with his hands up peacefully.

The suspect did not comply with the deputies’ demands.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, a female adult, later identified as 39 year old Tani Garcia from Yucca Valley, California, exited the room and was detained by deputies.

Tani Garcia informed the deputies that the male suspect was armed; he was alive but injured.

She stated they had been up for several days smoking methamphetamine and checked into the room a few hours earlier because they feared they were being followed by unknown persons who wanted to kill them.

SWAT personnel responded to the location and continued to try to communicate with the suspect.

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At approximately 8:00am PT, SWAT personnel used a robot equipped with a camera to enter the room.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the suspect appeared to be deceased.

Deputies and fire personnel entered the room and confirmed the suspect was deceased.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, deputies located a loaded Taurus 9mm handgun near the suspect and 2 additional loaded magazines were located in his pants pocket.

The suspect was transported to the Riverside County Coroner’s Officer where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

Investigators from the Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail, responded to the location and are conducting the investigation.

Tani Garcia was arrested and transported and booked into the Morongo Basin Station for H.S. 11550; Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance.

Several guests at the motel were evacuated for their safety during the incident.

No other persons or deputies were injured.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Gary Hart or Sergeant John Gaffney at: 1 (909) 387-3589.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or via the We-Tip Hotline website at: http://wetip.com/

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/5828938/

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/MediaCenter/SheriffPressReleases/PressReleasesfor2017/January/TwentyninePalms-ManwithaGunAttemptedMurderDeputyInvolvedShooting.aspx

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