Downtown Needles, CA: Deputies arrested a local man for illegally concealing a firearm.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Downtown Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding deputies arresting a man for illegally concealing a firearm that occurred on On Monday, March 29th, 2021.

Picture: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Courtesy):

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 9:45 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department, conducted a traffic stop in the area of G Street and Third Street in Needles, for a vehicle code violation.

The driver, identified as Anthony Valentine, was detained for suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

Through further investigation, deputies located a loaded 9mm handgun concealed in Valentine’s waistband. Valentine was arrested for PC 25400(A)(3); Illegally Concealing a Firearm and booked at the Colorado River Station Jail on $50,000 bail and is awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Deputy K. Sutton at (760) 326 – 9200.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at (877)78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information at www.wetip.com

For new, press releases and information, follow the Colorado River Station on Twitter at @CORiverStation.

Refer: Deputy K. Sutton

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 102100172

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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