By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Public Information, Press Release and Twitter Post):
Needles, California: According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, on Saturday, January 18th, 2020, Colorado River Station deputies responded to the Colorado River Medical Center following the report that a male subject, later identified as Michael McConnell, was there seeking treatment for what they believed to be stab wounds.
Through investigation, deputies determined McConnell had assaulted a victim at a residence in Needles.
Deputies made contact with the victim who explained the assault that had occurred and identified McConnell as the suspect.
Deputies determined McConnell was stabbed during the assault.
McConnell was arrested for attempt murder and was also found to have an active felony warrant for inflicting corporal injury to a spouse.
He was transported and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for the felony warrant and also the attempt murder and is being held without bail until his arraignment at Victorville Superior Court.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Preston of the Colorado River Station at (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 http://www.wetip.com
** Press Release: **
** Twitter Post: **
Michael McConnell of Needles was arrested for attempt murder and an outstanding active felony warrant https://t.co/b9tj73hlPw
— SBCSD Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation) January 20, 2020