Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Wednesday March 28th, 2018 :: 08:50 a.m. PDT


Deputies respond to barricaded subject, later arrest him for domestic battery and burglary

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:44 a.m.

INCIDENT: Domestic Violence & Burglary

LOCATION: 400 Block of D Street, Needles, CA.

SUSPECT: Vincent Fernandez, 27, Needles, CA.

VICTIM(S): Confidential

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:44 a.m., deputies from the Needles Police and Sheriff’s Department, responded to the 400 block of D Street, reference a domestic disturbance and shots fired. Upon arrival, a male subject, later identified as Vincent Fernandez, barricaded himself, along with the victim and their child in the residence and refused to come out. Deputies distracted Fernandez, which allowed the victim and child to get out of the residence. Deputies contacted Fernandez at the rear door of the residence and began negotiating with Fernandez to come out. Additional personnel breached the front door and entered the residence, and Fernandez was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Colorado River Station jail for booking.

Fernandez was booked on Domestic Violence and Burglary. The victim was transported to the Colorado River Medical Center, via ambulance for treatment. The child was taken and placed into the protection of Child Protective Services.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Needles Sheriff’s Station at (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy Petersen

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 211800309

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

Navigate & Discover