Needles, CA: Local man arrested for felony spouse abuse.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

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

Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding a local man arrested for felony spouse abuse that occurred on Monday, January 3rd, 2022.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 9:35 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department responded to a report of an assault at the Colorado River Medical Center. Through investigation, it was determined the suspect, Samuel Escalera, assaulted the victim during an argument at their home earlier that morning, leaving the victim with multiple contusions, lacerations, and a concussion.

Escalera was located by deputies a short time later and was arrested for PC 273.5(a), Felony Spousal Abuse. Escalera was transported and booked at the Colorado River Station jail with a bail amount of $50,000. He remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy R. Ponce at the Colorado River / Needles Police Department at (760) 326-9200. Those wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information online at http://www.wetip.com

For press releases, news and information, follow the Colorado River Station on Twitter at: @CORiverStation or Facebook and Instagram at SBCSDColoradoRiverStation.

Refer: Deputy R. Ponce

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212200005

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

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