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2 suspects arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities arrested two armed robbery suspects after one of them walked into a business where detectives happened to be reviewing surveillance video of the crime, officials said.

On February 2, 2018, at 11:00 p.m., deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department responded to a robbery alarm at Salon 360 in the 9200 block of Archibald Avenue. Responding deputies confirmed a burglary had occurred at the business.

“Two black male adults entered the store with firearms, forced a victim to their vehicle and stole a significant amount of money from inside the vehicle, along with a cell phone. During the robbery, the victims were forced into the bathroom before the suspects fled the scene,” sheriff’s officials said in a news release.

Through investigation, deputies located the victim’s stolen phone in a trash can at a gas station in the City of Victorville. The phone was recovered by Victorville City deputies and suspect leads were developed.

“On February 9, 2018, detectives were in Victorville reviewing video surveillance at the gas station when a black male adult who matched the description of one of the robbery suspects entered,” officials said.

Detectives made contact with the subject identified as Chad Harris, 36, from Moreno Valley and detained him. During a custody search, a loaded handgun was recovered from Harris’ pants.

Detectives determined Harris was involved in the robbery, they arrested and booked him at the West Valley Detention Center for; Kidnapping, Carrying a Concealed Stolen Weapon, Carrying a Concealed Weapon by a Convicted Felon and Carrying a Loaded Handgun, not the owner. His bail is $250,000.

The second suspect was identified as Dwayne Otis Williams, 35, of Victorville; an arrest warrant was issued for him.

On February 15, 2018, Williams was taken into custody outside of his residence with the assistance of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Enforcement Division.

A search warrant was served at Williams’s home in the 11700 block of Fern Pine Street in Victorville. Detectives recovered clothing worn during the robbery, handgun magazines and loose ammunition. Williams was booked into West Valley Detention Center for Robbery and Kidnapping, with a bail of $450,000.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Detective Division at (909)477-2800. 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 www.wetip.com.

 

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At least 3 killed, 3 airlifted in 15 freeway crash near Baker

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BAKER, Calif. (VVNG.com) – At least three people have been confirmed killed, and three others were airlifted from a crash that shut down a stretch of 15 freeway Saturday evening.

It happened just after 7 p.m. on the northbound I-15 near Baker after an SUV crashed into the back of a semi truck and caught fire.

When firefighters arrived on scene they located the vehicle fully involved in fire with an unknown amount occupants still trapped inside.

Scanner traffic indicated that the fire quickly spread from the SUV to the semi truck, which was described as a 53-foot general cargo truck loaded with clothing.

Scanner traffic also indicated that three helicopters landed on the freeway to transport a 15-year-old, a child, and the child’s mother to Las Vegas University Medical Center.

In all, 1 person sustained critical injuries, 3 others sustained moderate injuries, and at least 3 people were pronounced deceased onscene with a possible fourth person still in the wreckage, scanner traffic reported.

Firefighters had a knock-down of the fire at about 9:45 p.m.

The identification of the deceased is not expected to be released until next-of-kin has been notified.

Officers from the CHP Barstow Station are handling the investigation into the cause of the accident.

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Motorcycle crash shuts down 15 Freeway in Hesperia

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HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A motorcycle crash briefly shut down the 15 freeway Saturday afternoon in Hesperia.

The crash was reported at 6:10 p.m., August 8th, 2020, on the northbound 15 Freeway between Oak Hill Road and Ranchero Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, a motorcycle rider was struck by a vehicle.

The impact sent the bike into the right hand shoulder of northbound 15 freeway and the rider into the center divider.

CHP logs reported that at least 8 motorcycles pulled into the center divider while 15-20 motorcycle riders stopped in lanes of traffic after the crash.

Northbound and southbound traffic of the 15 freeway was briefly stopped while a helicopter landed on scene.

The motorcycle rider was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center in critical condition.

There were no other injuries reported. The freeway was reopened at 6:45 p.m.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation. This is a developing story with no further details currently available.

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Man arrested for the murder of his 30-year-old son in Victorville

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Deputies responded to a shooting in the 16700 block of Yucca Ave. (Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 49-year-old Victorville man was arrested for the murder of his son, officials said.

At about 10:00 PM on Friday, August 7, 2020, deputies responded to the 16700 block Yucca Avenue regarding to 911 calls of gunshots heard near an apartment complex, officials said.

Deputies from the Victorville Police Department arrived and detained a male, identified as Clyde Buschbaum Sr., outside of the complex.

Deputies quickly located an unresponsive male victim, outside of the apartment, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Clyde Buschbaum Jr., was pronounced deceased at the scene, officials said.

Homicide Detectives responded to conduct the investigation and determined there was an altercation between Clyde Jr. and his father, Clyde Sr.

“At some point during the altercation, Clyde Sr. shot and killed his son outside of the apartment,” stated sheriff’s officials.

Clyde Buschbaum Sr. was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for murder.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Michelle Del Rio, Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at 800-78CRIME or www.wetip.com

Clyde Buschbaum Sr., 49, was arrested for the murder of his son in Victorville. (Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)
Clyde Buschbaum Sr., 49, was arrested for the murder of his son in Victorville. (Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)

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