News Update: Needles, CA: Man located by deputies in active search was arrested, cited and later released for resisting arrest and possession of methamphetamine following foot pursuit.

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 public information regarding the man they located along the 1900 block of Rio Vista on Sunday, July 11th, 2021 following an active search of a residential neighborhood off Balboa Avenue.

In their public weekly arrest post on Twitter, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station identified the man as 27 years old Joseoh Vasauez from Needles, California.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, “On Sunday. July 11. 2021. at approximately 6:05 am. deputies conducted a pedestrian check in the area of Balboa Street and J Street. Contact was made with Joseph Vasquez, who fled on foot from deputies. After a foot pursuit, Vasquez was located in a house in the 1900 block of Rio Vista. Vasquez was found to be in violation of PC 148(a)(1) resisting arrest and HS 113770(a) possession of methamphetamine. Vasquez was subsequently arrested, book at the Colorado River Station jail. Vasquez was issued a citation and later released from the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department with a pending court date.”

Video of the incident of deputies searching and when deputies located the man is posted at ZachNews on Facebook (Videos Shown Above).

Anyone with additional information regarding these investigations or any others are urged to contact the Colorado River Sheriff’s Station at: 1 (760) 932-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at: 1(800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: https://www.wetip.com/

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

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