Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):
Needles, California: Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station arrested a person on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 for criminal threats and brandishing a weapon at Jack Smith Memorial Park.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at about 7:21 a.m. PT on Saturday, deputies responded to the area of Jack Smith Park in Needles following the report of a disturbance.
When deputies arrived, they made contact with a number of citizens.
During the investigation, it was determined the suspect, Kiefer Sunderland, had pointed a knife at two people and threatened the life of at least one person.
Deputies learned the incident took place along the beach area of the Colorado River at about 7:10 a.m., and that the actions of Sunderland appeared to have been unprovoked.
Sunderland was contacted by deputies and placed under arrest for PC 422, Criminal Threats and PC 417, Brandishing a Deadly Weapon.
A knife was located and recovered from the scene.
Sunderland was transported to the Colorado River jail for booking.
Sunderland is to be held with a bail amount of $50,000, pending a court hearing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Clayton of the Colorado River Station (760) 326-9200.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We Tip Hotline at http://www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputy Chris Clayton
Station: Colorado River Station
Phone No. (760)326-9200
Case No. 212000371
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— SBCSD Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation) May 25, 2020