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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday May 11th, 2022 :: 04:06 p.m. PDT


Deputies Arrest Needles Man for Criminal Threats

DATE/TIME: May, 10, 2022m, 9:50 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 422 Criminal Threats.

LOCATION: 1500 block of Lillyhill Drive, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Alejandro Martinez, 22-years old, resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM(S): State of California

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at approximately 9:50 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department contacted Alejandro Martinez for reports of criminal threats with a weapon. Through investigation, it was determined Martinez had made threats to harm someone with a gun and knife.

Martinez was arrested for PC 422-Criminal Threats and transported to the Colorado River Station Jail for booking. Martinez was later transported to High Desert Detention Center, where he remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department on $50,000 bail, awaiting a court hearing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy C. Bevan 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 C. Bevan

Station: Colorado River Station/ Needles Police Department.

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212200446

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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