Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a man for assault with a deadly weapon.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 1:30 p.m. PT on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019, deputies from the Needles Police and Sheriff’s Department, responded to the Colorado River Medical Center, reference a subject with stab wounds.
While conducting the investigation, deputies were advised the incident occurred at the Motel 6 in the 1400 block of J Street in the city of Needles, California.
After conducting several interviews, the suspect was identified as 29 year old Shawn Richards from Needles, California.
Richards was located on the 1900 block of Smokestack Drive in Needles, California.
Richards was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Colorado River Station Jail for Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Richards is currently being held on $50,000 bail, p ending a court hearing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Fernando Hernandez of the Colorado River Station: 1(760) 326-9200.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1-800-78-crime (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: www.wetip.com
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