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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday April 17th, 2024 :: 07:41 a.m. PDT


Needles Woman Arrested for Elder Abuse and Robbery

DATE/TIME: April 17, 2024, at approximately 1:10 a.m.

INCIDENT: P.C. 368(D)(1) - Elder Abuse and  P.C. 211 - Robbery

LOCATION: 500 block of Front Street, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Amanda Maxwell, 44-Years-Old, Resident of Needles, CA

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at approximately 1:10 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department responded to a call for service reference an assault. During the investigation, the suspect, Amanda Maxwell, was found to be in violation of P.C. 368(D)(1) - Elder Abuse and P.C. 211 - Robbery, after pushing the victim and taking her money.  

Maxwell was consequently arrested and transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking. Maxwell remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department with a bail amount of $50,000.00, awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy C. Mestas 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 C. Mestas

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 212400319

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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