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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Monday March 18th, 2019 :: 12:17 p.m. PDT


The public's help is needed in locating Cody Pangle of Joshua Tree and Christa Thomas of Twentynine Palms

DATE/TIME: March 17, 2019 / 12:05 p.m.

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 5400 block of Daisy Avenue, Twentynine Palms

SUSPECTS: Cody Pangle, 25-year-old resident of Joshua Tree
Christa Thomas, 22-year-old resident of Twentynine Palms

VICTIM: Kameren Johnson, 18-year-old resident of Twentynine Palms

On Sunday, March 17, 2019, at approximately 12:05 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station, responded to an assault call in the 5400 block of Daisy Avenue, in Twentynine Palms. Through investigation, deputies determined Cody Pangle entered the residence where Kameren Johnson was visiting friends. Pangle stabbed Johnson, with a knife, once to the left side of his chest, causing serious injury. Pangle fled the location with girlfriend, Christa Thomas, in a tan 1997 Toyota Corolla, with a Montana license plate number 399761B. Johnson was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center for treatment. Deputies conducted an extensive search for Thomas and Pangle with negative results. Their whereabouts are currently unknown.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

Refer: Deputy E. Gonzalez
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Case #: 201900393
Phone No. (760) 366-4175

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

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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