DEATH PENALY SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY CARJACKING-MURDER

The District Attorney’s office announced in court Friday that it intends to seek the death penalty against the men accused of murdering a 33-year-old Beaumont man following a carjacking in Yucca Valley. Jose Gomez, 20, and Bryan Valle, 19, both of Earlimart, are accused of stealing a car in Wasco

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THREE TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENTS MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAJOR CRIME SPREE

Sheriff’s investigators may have broken a major regional crime spree. Three Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Tuesday, accused of stealing merchandise and attempting to return it for a refund. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Suzanne Torres, 32, Patrick Wunderlee, 30, and Scott Downen, 61, went to the Food for Less

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WOMAN CARJACKED IN INDIAN COVE AREA OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Beaumont man was arrested in Joshua Tree Monday afternoon, accused of carjacking a car in the Indian Cove area of Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unidentified woman was driving her car westbound on the highway just west of Indian Cove about 5 p.m. when Nicholas Boland,

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CAR-JACKING SAFETY TIPS

We never thought a car-jacking would happen in Yucca Valley. Thursday morning, Obette Lacap, 33, of Beaumont, a pharmaceutical representative from Pfizer, was leaving Dr Prem Sulholtra’s office in the Town Center Mall parking lot, when he was approached by two men who demanded his car. Lacap tried to drive

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