A Yucca Valley man who was wanted for shooting at another man last month was arrested Saturday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant James Porter, on August 26, Joseph Huffman, 44, got in an argument over money with another man in the 5200 block of Elata Road in Yucca Valley. Porter said Huffman fired two rounds at the victim, and hit him in the face with the pistol. Then Huffman and his wife, Maryann Huffman, fled in a vehicle, which was later found abandoned. Inside was a revolver that had had its serial number filed off. On September 13, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Joseph and Maryann Huffman. On Wednesday, September 25, detectives were performing surveillance on a home in the 62000 block of Canterbury Street in Yucca Valley, looking for Joseph Huffman. Huffman fled in a Toyota truck, and lost deputies during a pursuit, but his vehicle was located the next day in the Van’s Ranch Wash area of Landers. On Thursday, Maryann Huffman was arrested for harboring a fugitive and tampering with the identification of a firearm. She was released on $100,000 bail. On Saturday, Joseph Huffman surrendered to a private investigator, who took him to the West Valley Detention Center where he was arrested for investigation of assault with a firearm and shooting at an inhabited vehicle. His bail is set at $325,000.

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