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SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
Friday June 2nd, 2023 :: 07:33 a.m. PDT


Apple Valley Man Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon After Assaulting a Woman

DATE/TIME: May 29, 2023, at 11:30 p.m.  

INCIDENT: PC 211 - Robbery 

PC 245(a)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon 

LOCATION: Apple Valley Gas Mart, 21898 State Hwy 18, Apple Valley 

VICTIM(S):  55-year-old Female Resident of Apple Valley 

SUSPECT(S): Richard Edward Shaw, 58-year-old Male Resident of Apple Valley 


On Monday, May 29, 2023, at approximately 11:30 p.m. deputies were dispatched to Apple Valley Gas Mart on Highway 18 in the Town of Apple Valley for a report of an assault. 

Deputy Austin Trousas responded to the report and contacted the victim at the gas station. The victim reported she had been assaulted by Richard Shaw while they were arguing about a jacket. The investigation showed the two argued in the parking lot and Shaw struck the victim with his fist and with his vehicle. The suspect left the location with the victim’s bicycle and other property.  

The victim was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Medical Center for treatment of her non-life-threatening injuries. Deputy Trousas obtained an arrest warrant for Shaw. 

On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at approximately 08:00 a.m., Deputy Katherine Mammolito responded to the suspect’s address to serve the arrest warrant. Shaw was located at the residence and was arrested on charges of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Shaw was booked at the High Desert Detention Center and is being held in lieu of $200,000 bail. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Trousas at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or leave information on the We-Tip website at 


Refer: Pamela Hoffman  

Station: Apple Valley Police Department  

Phone No. (760) 240-7400 ext 7417 

Case No. 182302575 


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

SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
14931 Dale Evans Pkwy
Apple Valley, CA 92307

Emergency: 9-1-1

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