DEEP CREEK-(VVNG.com): Over 50 people were detained and cited for being in public and private areas of Juniper Flats and Deep Creek Saturday and Sunday.
Deputies from the Victor Valley Station Off Highway Vehicle Team (OHV) conducted the enforcement operations with public safety in mind.
Over the two-day enforcement operations, authorities said that 41 people were detained and cited for operating an Off Highway Vehicle on public or private land without permission and 10 people were detained and cited for driving a vehicle into an area closed to the public.
The Victor Valley Station wants to remind the community that the spillway area, which belongs to the Army Corps of Engineers and the County Flood Control District, is closed to ALL VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIANS, and those unlawfully entering the area can be cited or arrested and their vehicle(s) towed.
Anyone with questions regarding this enforcement and to receive information regarding legal OHV riding areas is asked to contact Deputy John Parks at (760) 552-6800. 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