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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Friday December 1st, 2023 :: 06:54 a.m. PST


Marshalls Store Evacuated When Anonymous Caller Claims There is a Bomb Inside

DATE/TIME: Thursday, November 30, 2023, 8:49 p.m.

INCIDENT: Bomb Threat

LOCATION: 58711 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA, 92284

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

VICTIM(S): Yucca Valley Marshalls

SUMMARY: On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at approximately 8:49 p.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Station responded to a report of a bomb threat at the Yucca Valley Marshalls department store.

An unknown male called Marshalls and claimed he had planted a bomb inside the store earlier in the day and demanded $500,000, or the bomb would be detonated. California Highway Patrol Officers from the CHP Morongo Basin Station responded and assisted store employees and deputies with evacuation of the store and parking lot. Two explosive detection K9 teams from the Provost Marshal’s Office responded from the 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center and searched the business for explosive devices. No explosive devices were located. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Morongo Basin Sheriff's Station at (760)366-4175. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or leave information at

Refer: Deputy N. Kridner

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. 760-366-4175

Case No. 232302041

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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