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City of Victorville Opens Doris Davies Park Pool on May 29

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Doris Davies Park Pool Opens for Memorial Day

Victorville, Calif. – Victorville’s pool at Doris Davies Park will officially open for the season this Memorial Day, May 29 with Recreation Swim from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Regular weekend hours begin June 3 when the pool will be open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and weekday (Mon-Fri) hours from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. begin June 12.

There is a fee of $2 per person for anyone entering the pool area, including those individuals not planning to swim.

All adults and parents of minors entering the pool area must sign an agreement and release of liability upon entrance.  The release of liability will then be on file for the rest of the summer.

Swim lessons for all ages begin June 5. Registration for swim lessons and lifeguard training programs is currently available at Hook Community Center or online at www.victorvillerec.com.

Doris Davies Park Pool also offers family recreation swim sessions and pool rentals for birthdays and team parties.  Doris Davies Park is located at 16305 Hughes Rd. in Victorville.

For a complete list of swim programs, check out the City of Victorville’s Summer Rec Pages at www.victorvillerec.com.

For more information call the City of Victorville Recreation Services Division at Hook Community Center at (760) 245-5551.

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18-year-old out on bail arrested again after a pursuit in Victorville

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — An 18-year-old out on bail was arrested again after leading Victorville deputies on a pursuit.

At about 2:28 AM on August 6, 2020, a deputy from the Victorville Police Station observed a vehicle run a red light at Amargosa and Palmdale Roads and attempted a traffic stop.

The driver, identified as Antoine Jackson, of Victorville, failed to yield and led deputies on a pursuit for approximately 7 miles, officials said.

During the pursuit, Jackson drove at high speeds, exceeding 100 mph at times. He also drove in opposing traffic lanes and ran several red lights and stop signs.

The pursuit came to an end in the 12500 block of Terrano when Jackson crashed into a parked car.

Jackson, who was out on bail from a July 28, 2020 arrest, was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for VC2800.2(A) Evading a Peace Officer with disregard for safety and PC12022.1(B) New Felony Offense while on bail.

His bail is set at $100,000 and is scheduled for arraignment in a Victorville courtroom on August 10, 2020.

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1900 lbs of marijuana seized from six residential locations in Victorville

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Victorville MET deputies served 6 search warrants at illegal marijuana cultivation sites;1900 lbs of marijuana seized

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Search warrants at six different homes in Victorville resulted with 1900 lbs of marijuana seized.

During the month of July, deputies with Victorville Police Department’s Multiple Enforcement Team (MET) conducted an extensive investigation into several residential locations throughout the city, suspected to be illegal, indoor marijuana cultivation sites.

Information obtained through the investigation led to the procurement of search warrants for multiple locations.

On July 23, 2020, MET deputies conducted a one-day operation, serving six search warrants. During the service of the search warrants, all six of the locations were confirmed to have been converted into illegal cultivation sites.

Deputies discovered 4,997 marijuana plants, in various stages of growth, inside the six houses. In total, over 1,900 pounds of marijuana was seized for destruction.

  • 14300 block of Pioneer Way, Victorville
  • 14300 block of Pioneer Way, Victorville
  • 15900 block of Opal Mountain Place, Victorville
  • 15900 block of Blue Colt Way, Victorville
  • 13700 block of Sunshine Terrace Street, Victorville
  • 14900 block of Stone Drive, Victorville

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department’s Multiple Enforcement Team at (760) 241-2911 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 you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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Over 100 pounds of marijuana and large-capacity magazines seized by Victorville PD

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Five subjects are arrested for possession of 108lbs of marijuana, a firearm, and several large-capacity magazines

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Victorville Police officers arrested five suspects for possession of 108lbs., of marijuana, a firearm, and several large-capacity magazines.

On Friday, July 31, 2020, at approximately 4:42 am, Sheriff’s dispatch received a call regarding a residence located in the 13100 block of Arvila Drive and the caller believed the residence was being used as an illegal, indoor marijuana cultivation site and was occupied by multiple male adults.

Upon arrival, deputies from the Victorville Police Department attempted to contact the subjects inside and several attempted to flee the residence through a rear door.

A total of five subjects, later identified as Lu Jie, 37, Jian Chen, 42, Meiya Zheng, 40, Chichi Zheng, 42, and Ri Zheng, 46, all residents of Victorville, were detained.

Additional deputies arrived, and a search warrant was authored and granted for the residence.

According to a sheriff’s news release, “During the search of the residence, a total of 108 pounds of marijuana was located. In addition, digital scales, packaging material, cash, a firearm, several large capacity magazines, and miscellaneous unregistered gun making parts, including a silencer, were located.”

All five subjects were arrested for possession of marijuana for sales. Sheriff’s officials said several firearm charges are also pending review by the District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy C. Smith, Deputy M. Baltierra, or Deputy D. Fratt at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 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 you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Five subjects are arrested for possession of 108lbs of marijuana, a firearm, and several large-capacity magazines
(photo courtesy of Victorville Police Department)
(13100 block of Arvila Drive as seen in Google Maps)

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