Downtown Needles, CA: Man from Highland, California arrested for battery on a person after assaulting a Jack in the Box fast food restaurant employee.

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 from Highland, California arrested for battery on a person after assaulting a Jack in the Box fast food restaurant employee that occurred on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 9:40 p.m., deputies assigned to the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department were dispatched to the 200 block of J Street for a report of a battery that occurred at the Jack in the Box restaurant.

During the investigation it was determined the suspect, Marcos Hernandez, was in the drive-thru at Jack in the Box and was excessively honking his horn and being belligerent with employees.  Hernandez was refused service and asked to leave.  Hernandez exited the vehicle and began kicking the back door of the business.  When the victim opened the door, Hernandez pushed the victim and a struggle ensued. During the struggle, Hernandez struck the victim in the face causing a laceration, and fled the location.

Hernandez was located by deputies a short time later, and was arrested for PC242, Battery on a Person.  Hernandez was arrested and booked into the Needles Jail.  Hernandez was issued a citation and released with a pending court date.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy K.Sutton of the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department at (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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Refer: Deputy K. Sutton

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 212100915

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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