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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday May 11th, 2022 :: 09:30 a.m. PDT


Needles Resident Arrested for Carrying a Concealed Dirk/Dagger

DATE/TIME: May 10, 2022, 10:30 p.m. 

INCIDENT: PC 21310 Conceal a Dirk or Dagger

LOCATION: K Street / Chestnut Street, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S):  Richard Hileman, 47-years-old, Resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM(S): State of California 

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department contacted Richard Hileman on a pedestrian check. Through investigation, it was determined Hileman was in violation of PC 21310 - Carrying a Concealed Dirk or Dagger.

Hileman was arrested and transported to the Colorado River Station Jail for booking. Hileman remains in custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department on $25,000 bail, awaiting a court hearing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy K. Sutton at 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 leave information online at

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Refer: Deputy K. Sutton

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department 

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 102200190

SHANNON D. DICUS, 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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