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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Thursday December 15th, 2022 :: 02:54 p.m. PST


Victorville Man out on Bail for DUI is Arrested for DUI

DATE/TIME: December 14, 2022 / 7:57 p.m.

INCIDENT: Reckless Driving, Obstructing a Peace Officer, Driving Under the Influence

LOCATION: The Intersection of Hesperia Road and Verde Road, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): John Scott Woodward, also known as John Scott Scowcroft, a 33-year-old Male Resident of Victorville

VICTIM(S): State of California

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at approximately 7:57 p.m., Sheriff’s Service Specialist M. Felix from the Victorville Police Department observed a reckless driver at Hesperia Road and Verde Road in Victorville. Deputy C. Cassidy responded to the area and contacted the driver, identified as John Woodward, at Kemper Campbell Ranch.

Woodward was uncooperative, and several liquor bottles were observed inside his vehicle. Deputy Cassidy determined he was driving under the influence of alcohol. Deputy A. Mata, with the Traffic Division, also responded and conducted the DUI investigation.  

Deputies arrested Woodward for driving under the influence of alcohol over .08%, reckless driving, and obstructing a peace officer. Because of the reckless driving charge, his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.

It was later discovered Woodward was out of custody on bail for a DUI arrest in the same area on October 31, 2022.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Victorville Police Department at 760-241-2911.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer: Tricia Blake, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

Case No. 172214900, 172214901

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

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

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Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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