Big River, CA: Deputies located an unresponsive man in a vehicle armed with an assault rifle and in possession of narcotics.

Big River, CA: Deputies located an unresponsive man in a vehicle armed with an assault rifle and in possession of narcotics.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 2:50 a.m. PT on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019, deputies responded to the intersection of Rio Mesa Drive and Rio Vista Drive in Big River, California for a report of an unresponsive male in a vehicle armed with an assault type rifle.

The suspect, identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station as 25 year old Skylar Martinez from Parker, Arizona, was contacted and arrested for being in possession of a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm.

Martinez was booked into the Needles jail with bail set at $50,000.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Deputy N. Yates at the the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME or leave information online at www.wetip.com.

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https://local.nixle.com/alert/7412584/

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