Newberry Springs, CA: Person arrested for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and carjacking.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at about 7:59am PT on Saturday, January 7th, 2017, the 28 year old victim was at Kelley’s Market, located at 44230 National Trails Highway, in Newberry Springs, California attempting to get gas for his vehicle.
While the victim was paying for his gas the suspect, identified as 29 years old Raymond Adams from Barstow, California who is known by the victim, approached the victim from behind.
The suspect stabbed the victim and then began punching the victim multiple times.
The suspect then took the victim’s vehicle and fled from the location.
California Highway Patrol Officers and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies began searching the area for the vehicle and suspect.
They located the vehicle and suspect near the Daggett, California area stopped on the side of the roadway after the vehicle automatically shut off.
The suspect was positively identified by witnesses and placed under arrest for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and carjacking.
The victim was transported to the hospital and was in stable condition.
Anybody with additional information regarding this case can contact Deputy Ayrton Foy or Sergeant Anthony Padfield at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Barstow Station at: 1 (760) 256-4838.
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