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Hesperia Man Arrested After Shooting Nephew

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HESPERIA, Calif. (PRESS RELEASE) Authorities arrested James Martin, 59, a resident of Hesperia for assault with a deadly weapon after he shot his nephew in the leg, authorities said.

On Monday, May 15, 2017 at approximately 5:22 PM deputies with the Hesperia Sheriff Station were dispatched to Desert Valley Hospital in regards to a male being treated for a gunshot wound to his leg.

During the investigation, it was learned the original incident took place at a residence in the 11500 block of Hawthorne Avenue in Hesperia.

The victim and his uncle, James Martin, were at Martin’s residence when a verbal argument started. Martin produced a handgun and a physical struggle ensued. During the physical struggle, the handgun was discharged and the victim was struck in the leg.

The Specialized Enforcement Division (SED) assisted Hesperia Station Detectives in the service of a search warrant at Martin’s residence, but Martin was not located and a warrant was issued for his arrest for assault with a deadly weapon.

Several hours later, Martin and an unidentified female were contacted during a traffic stop in Victorville City where Martin was taken into custody without further incident. The unidentified female’s involvement in the case was unknown.

The victim was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for a non-life threatening injury, and later released.

The Hesperia Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public’s help. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hesperia Station at (760)947-1500. 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 website at www.wetip.com.

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Motorcyclist airlifted after crash on Pawnee Rd and Highway 18 in Apple Valley

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A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Tuesday night crash on Highway 18. (Hugo C. Mary's Valdez, VVNG.com)
A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Tuesday night crash on Highway 18. (Hugo C. Mary's Valdez, VVNG.com)

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A motorcycle rider was airlifted following a crash Tuesday in Apple Valley.

It happened at the intersection of Pawnee Road and Highway 18 at 7:35 p.m. and involved a minivan and black 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

When firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Protection District arrived on scene they requested one airship to land at St. Mary’s Medical Center for the motorcycle rider, who sustained major injuries. Witnesses reported the rider suffered a serious leg injury.

The rider was subsequently airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, and a second ground ambulance was requested to the scene.

Westbound lanes of Highway 18 at Pawnee Ridge were shut down as authorities investigated the crash. Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Downed Power Lines Blocking Arrowhead Lake Rd in Hesperia

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HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Downed power lines are blocking a stretch of busy Arrowhead Lake Road near Randall Road in Hesperia.

At about 5:22 PM on August 11th San Bernardino County Fire responded to the scene and located the snapped utility pole with low hanging high-tension wires across the roadway. Firefighters requested law enforcement to expedite to the scene and shut down the roadway

Southern California Edison will respond to complete the repairs and at this time it’s unknown how long the roadway will remain closed for. According to CHP incident logs, officials are providing traffic control.

Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Rollover crash in Hesperia shuts down 15 freeway Tuesday, 2 airlifted

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HESPERIA, Calif.(VVNG.com) — Traffic along the northbound I-15 freeway remains jammed after it was briefly shutdown to land two helicopters Tuesday.

It was reported at 11:53 a.m. on August 11, 2020, about a mile before Main Street in Hesperia.

For reasons still unknown, the four-door sedan rolled over and landed on it’s roof in a drainage ditch along the right shoulder of the freeway.

San Bernardino County Fire responded to the incident and located two people with critical injuries inside the tan colored vehicle.

Firefighters requested that the California Highway Patrol shut down traffic in order to allow the two helicopters to land on the freeway.

A Mercy Air helicopter landed first followed by a Reach helicopter and both occupants were airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

The Victorville CHP is handling the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 760-241-1186.

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