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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Thursday November 30th, 2023 :: 02:30 p.m. PST


Two Teens Arrested for Making Criminal Threats Targeting Yucca Valley High School

DATE/TIME: November 30, 2023 / 8:34 a.m.

INCIDENT: Penal Code 422(a) - Criminal Threats

LOCATION: Yucca Valley High School, 7600 Sage Avenue, Yucca Valley, CA 92284

SUSPECT(S): Brandon Robinson, an 18-year-old resident of Yucca Valley
                        17-year-old juvenile resident of Yucca Valley

VICTIM(S): Morongo Unified School District

SUMMARY: On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at approximately 8:34 a.m., the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station received information about two students who threatened to commit a mass shooting at the Yucca Valley High School through a Snapchat video. Deputies arrived at the school within minutes and investigated the incident. During the investigation, the mentioned Snapchat video was located, reviewed, and two current students were identified on campus. Both students were detained immediately and interviewed at the scene.

After the investigation, both students were arrested for violation of Penal Code 422(a)- Criminal Threats, and the campus was deemed safe. The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station and the Morongo Unified School District continue to work together to ensure the safety of students and staff.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Michael Lomboy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME. 

Refer: Deputy M. Lomboy

Station: Morongo Basin Sheriff

Phone No. 760-366-4175

Case No. 232302037

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

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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