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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Tuesday July 31st, 2018 :: 12:36 p.m. PDT


Vincent Lawrence arrested for false imprisonment, felony spousal abuse w/priors & assault w/great bodily harm

DATE/TIME: July 30, 2018/ 7:51 AM

INCIDENT: False Imprisonment, Felony spousal abuse with priors, Assault with great bodily harm

LOCATION: 1000 block of Lilly Hill Dr., Needles, CA

SUSPECT: Vincent Lawrence, 32 years old, resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM: Confidential

On Monday, July 30, 2018 at 7:51 a.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department / Needles Police Department responded to Colorado River Medical Center reference a patient in the emergency room who was a victim of an assault. On July 26, 2018, Victor Lawrence physically prevented the victim from leaving their residence and assaulted her several times with his feet and a closed fists on her head and body. Lawrence wrapped a rope around the victim's neck and threatened to kill her causing the victim to fear for her life. Lawrence was arrested and booked into the Needles Jail for Assault with Great Bodily Harm, False Imprisonment, Felony Spousal Abuse with priors and is currently being held on $50,000.00 bond.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy DeRuiter at the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department located at 1111 Bailey Ave or call the business line at (760) 326-9200. Those wishing to remain annonymous call the WeTip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information online at

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Refer: Deputy Jeremy DeRuiter

Station: Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 21180696

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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