By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):
Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding a man arrested for possession of a dirk or dagger, and obstructing or delaying officers that occurred on Sunday, March 14th, 2021.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 10:20 am, deputies responded to the 100 block of N K St in Needles following the report of a possible trespassing. Upon arrival, deputies attempted to contact a male subject leaving the scene. The male subject fled on foot from the deputies, eventually hiding within a group of trees behind the 300 block of N K St. The male subject was detained by the deputies and found to be in possession of two unsheathed fixed bladed knifes with blades over 4 inches in length. The male subject was identified as 32 year old Richard Drew.
Drew was placed under arrest for PC 21310- Possession of a Dirk or Dagger and PC 148(a)(1)- Obstructing or Delaying Officers. Drew was booked at the Colorado River Jail and is currently being held on a bail amount of $25,000.
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 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you mau leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at http://www.wetip.com.
Refer:Deputy Chris Clayton
Station:Colorado River Station
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department
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— SBCSD Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation) March 15, 2021