Havasu Lake, CA: Local man arrested for attempted murder during the night last Saturday.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

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

Needles, California: A local man was arrested for attempted murder during the night on Saturday, December 31, 2022.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 10:55 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department responded to the Havasu Lake Hotel and Casino in reference to a male who was stabbed several times in the parking lot of the location. San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived on scene to render aid to the victim. The victim was transported by boat to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined Brandon Chee stabbed the victim multiple times with a knife. Before Chee fled the scene on foot, Chee threw the weapon into the lake. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dive Team retrieved the knife from the lake.

Deputies later located Brandon Chee and arrested him for PC 664/187- Attempted Murder. Chee was transported to the Colorado River Station Jail for booking and remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department with a bail amount of $1,000,000.00, pending a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy W. Reutgen or Corporal E. Blackard 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: Corporal E. Blackard or Deputy W. Reutgen

Press Release: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9851039/

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 102300001

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

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

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