Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a person for domestic battery and burglary following barricade situation.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 11:44am PT on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station responded to the 400 block of D Street in Needles, California reference a domestic disturbance and shots fired.
Upon arrival, a male subject, later identified as 27 year old Vincent Fernandez from Needles, California, barricaded himself, along with the victim and their child in the residence and refused to come out.
Deputies distracted Fernandez, which allowed the victim and child to get out of the residence.
Deputies contacted Fernandez at the rear door of the residence and began negotiating with Fernandez to come out.
Additional personnel breached the front door and entered the residence, and Fernandez was taken into custody without incident and transp orted to the Colorado River Station jail for booking.
Fernandez was booked on Domestic Violence and Burglary.
The victim was transported to the Colorado River Medical Center, via ambulance for treatment.
The child was taken and placed into the protection of Child Protective Services.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Needles Sheriff’s Station 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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