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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday November 15th, 2023 :: 02:53 p.m. PST


Man Arrested for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender When Deputies Respond to a Disturbance Call

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at approximately 8:56 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC-290 - Sex Offender Failure to Register

LOCATION: 3300 Block of Needles Highway, Needles, CA 

SUSPECT(S): Harold Wright, 51-years-old, Resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM(S): State of California

SUMMARY:  On Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at approximately 8:56 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station/ Needles Police Department, responded to a call for service near the 3300 block of Needles Hwy reference a disturbance. During the course of the investigation, Wright was found to be in violation of PC 290 - Sex Offender Failure to Register.

Wright was consequently arrested and transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking. Wright remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department with a bail amount of $30,000.00, awaiting a court hearing. 

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

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Refer: Deputy E. Olmos

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212300873

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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