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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday November 15th, 2023 :: 02:44 p.m. PST


Deputies Respond to a Domestic Disturbance: Suspect Arrested

DATE/TIME: Monday, November 13, 2023, at approximately 10:14 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 422 - Criminal Threats and PC 243(E)(1) - Domestic Battery

LOCATION: 400 Block of Cibola Street, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Maria Aversa, 45-Years-Old, Resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Monday, November 13, 2023, at approximately 10:14 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department responded to a call for service near the 400 block of Cibola Street reference a domestic disturbance. When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered the suspect, Maria Aversa, assaulted and made several criminal threats towards the victim.

Maria Aversa was consequently arrested for PC 243(E)(1)- Domestic Battery and PC 422 - Criminal Threats. Aversa was transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking and remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department with a bail amount of $75,000.00, awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy M. Bush of the Colorado River Station at (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or may leave information online at the We-Tip website, 

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Refer: Deputy M. Bush

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 212300869

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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