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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Monday November 21st, 2022 :: 11:15 a.m. PST

Advisory

Deputies Locate Tear Gas During Traffic Stop in Needles

DATE/TIME: Friday, November 18, 2022, at approximately 10:10 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 22810(A) - Possession of Unlawful Tear Gas 

LOCATION: 3rd Street and F Street, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Andrew Ashley, 30-Years Old, Resident of Fort Mohave, AZ

VICTIM(S): State of California


SUMMARY: On Friday, November 18, 2022, at approximately 10:10 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop near the area of 3rd Street and F Street, for vehicle code violations.

During the traffic stop, deputies contacted Andrew Ashley, who was found to be in violation of PC 22810(A)-Possession of Unlawful Tear Gas. Ashley was consequently arrested and transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking. Ashely remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department with a bail amount of $25,000.00, awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy K. Sutton 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-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information online at www.wetip.com.

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Refer: Deputy K. Sutton

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212201042

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

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

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