Needles, CA: Man wanted for murder in San Francisco, California found and arrested.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at 5:30pm PT on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 , the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station received information reference a homicide suspect was possibly in our community.
At 6:23pm PT, Deputy Yates conducted a pedestrian check on the 200 block of J Street in Needles, California on a subject matching the description provided.
The subject, identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department as 24 year old John Wayne Ricketts San Francisco, California.
John Wayne Ricketts was found to have an arrest warrant out of San Francisco, California for PC 187, Homicide.
John Wayne Ricketts was taken into police custody without incident and transported to the Colorado River Station jail where he was book and held on a $1,000,000.00 bond.
Anyone with additional information regarding this arrest is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: http://www.wetip.com
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