Needles, CA: Man from Eugene, Oregon arrested for failing to register as a sex offender.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at 9:47pm PT on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017, deputies from the Colorado River Station responded to the Best Motel, located at 1900 Needles Highway, in Needles, California regarding a subject trespassing on the premises.
A man identified as 23 years old Michael Anthony Gaudette from Eugene, Oregon was found hiding in a dark storage room inside the closed kitchen area of the hotel restaurant, and refused to provide identification to deputies.
Through the investigation, he was identified and found to be a registered sex offender from Eugene, Oregon.
A records check showed Michael Anthony Gaudette was listed as a parolee at large and had last registered as a sex offender in April 2015 in Oregon.
It was determined that Michael Anthony Gaudette had been living and working in Needles, California for at least two weeks and failed to register as a sex offender with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Anthony Gaudette was arrested for PC 290(b); failure to register as a sex offender and was booked at the Colorado River Station Jail in Needles, California where bail was set at $50,000.00.
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