Needles, CA: Local man arrested during the afternoon last Thursday after deputies discovered stolen firearm and drugs during wellness check.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

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

Needles, California: A local man was arrested on Thursday, August 4th, 2022 for after deputies discovered stolen firearm and drugs during wellness check.

According to a press release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximatey 12:31 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department responded to a welfare check in the 100 block of North K Street reference a male screaming.  Deputies contacted a male identified as Kevin Campbell.

During the the investigation, deputies located several loaded, high capacity magazines and learned Campbell was a convicted felon and was prohibited from possessing the items.

Deputies served a search warrant and recovered a stolen firearm, ammunition, high capacity magazines, suspected narcotics and a large quantity of cash.

Campbell was subsequently arrested for a violation of PC 29800(A)(1) – Felon in Possession of a Firearm, H&S 11370.1(A) – Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed, PC 496(A) – Receive Stolen Property, H&S 11350(A) – Possession of a Controlled Substance, H&S 11366 – Operate a Drug House, and PC 22210 – Possession of a Leaded Cane.

Campbell remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department with bail set at $50,000, awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Deputy B. Moore of the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department at (760) 326-9200. Those wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on line at www.wetip.com.

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

Refer: Deputy B. Moore

Press Release: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9584594/

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212200726

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

Great work to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station.

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