Needles, CA: Suspects arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, on December 16, 2016, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station were dispatched to a subject with a weapon at the intersection of Quivera Street and Cibola Street in Needles, California.
Through the investigation, it was discovered that 47 year old Donald Fitch from Mohave Valley, Arizona was involved in an altercation with the victim near the intersection of Quivera and Cibola Street in Needles, California.
The victim was struck by Donald Fitch with a large metal pipe.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, 33 year old Joseph Derum from Mohave Valley, Arizona and 30 year old Adrian Lara from Mohave Valley, Arizona acted as accessories and are being charged with PC245(a)(1): Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Donald Fitch was arrested and booked into the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California with a bail amount of $50,000.00 for PC245(a)(1): Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California for treatment.
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