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SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
Friday June 14th, 2024 :: 08:58 a.m. PDT


Suspect in a Domestic Violence Case Becomes Victim of Assault; Two Apple Valley Men Arrested

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 / 9:32 pm   
INCIDENT:    PC 245(a)(4) – Assault with Force Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury 
PC 273.5(a) – Corporal Injury to Spouse or Cohabitant 
LOCATION: 21000 block of Outer Highway 18 South, Apple Valley  
Thunderbird Park, Apple Valley 
SUSPECT 1: Frankie Devaughn Lucas, Jr., 21-year-old male of Apple Valley 
SUSPECT 2:Alphonso Deshawn Lee Faulks, 31-year-old male of Apple Valley 
VICTIM: Confidential Female, 36-years-old, resident of Barstow 
On Tuesday, May 14, 2024, deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department were dispatched to a report of an assault in progress along the roadway in the 21000 block of Outer Highway 18 South.   Deputies arrived on scene and found the male victim, Alphonso Deshawn Lee Faulks, suffering from multiple injuries. The suspect, later identified as Frankie Devaughn Lucas, Jr., fled the location before deputies arrived.  Faulks was transported to a trauma center for treatment and was later released.  
On May 22, 2024, Lucas was located and arrested for the assault.  He was booked in at the High Desert Detention Center and later released on bail.  During the investigation, detectives learned Lucas assaulted Faulks after Faulks was involved in a domestic violence incident with a female victim.  Detective T. Gates began an investigation into the domestic violence incident and learned Faulks began assaulting the female victim on May 13, 2024, at about 8:30 p.m. at Thunderbird Park and continued through the night and into the next day at various locations.  A Ramey Warrant was issued for Faulks.
On Monday, June 10, 2024, Faulks was arrested on his Ramey Warrant for PC 273.5(a) – Corporal Injury to Spouse or Cohabitant by the Barstow Police Department. Faulks was booked into Barstow Jail and on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, Victorville District Attorney’s Office filed felony charges of corporal injury to spouse or cohabitant and misdemeanor charges of PC 243(e)(1) - Battery on a Spouse or Cohabitant. Faulks remains in custody in lieu of $100,000 bail. 
Anyone with any information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Gates at Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or leave the information on the We-Tip website at  
Refer: Pamela Hoffman  
Station: Apple Valley  
Phone No: (760) 240-7428  
Case No. 182402366, 182402536 
SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner       

SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
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Apple Valley, CA 92307

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