DATE/TIME: Sunday, March 26, 2023/ 7:20 p.m.
INCIDENT: PC 25850(a)- Possession of a Loaded Firearm
LOCATION: 74000 Block of Joe Davis Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA
SUSPECT(S): 15-year-old Juvenile Resident of Twentynine Palms
VICTIM(S): State of California
SUMMARY: On Sunday, March 26, 2023, at approximately 7:20 p.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Station were conducting foot patrol at the Spring Rotary Carnival in Twentynine Palms.
Deputies were flagged down by an attendee for a subject in possession of a firearm. Deputies contacted a 15-year-old juvenile matching the description provided by the attendee. During contact with the juvenile, he was found to be wearing ballistic armor and concealing a loaded firearm. The juvenile was detained and later booked at the Central Juvenile Detention Center for Penal Code 25850(a)- Possession of a Loaded Firearm.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Deputy J. Merrell with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputy J. Merrell
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Phone No. 760-366-4175
Case No. 202300544