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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Monday March 18th, 2019 :: 12:23 p.m. PDT


Jonathan Perry of Landers is arrested for Attempted Murder

DATE/TIME: March 15, 2019 / 2:00 a.m.

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 1600 block of South Wamego Trail, Yucca Valley

SUSPECT: Jonathan Perry, 31-year-old resident of Landers

VICTIM: Joshua King, 36-year-old resident of Yucca Valley

On Friday, March 15, 2019, at approximately 4:30 a.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station, responded to an assault call in the 1600 block of South Wamego Trail, in Yucca Valley. Through investigation, deputies determined Jonathan Perry entered Joshua King’s residence, while King was asleep. Perry struck King, multiple times, in the head and body, with a blunt object, causing serious injuries. Perry fled the location on a quad. King was transported to Hi-Desert Medical Center for treatment. Deputies located Perry, at a residence, in the 300 block of Fortuna Avenue, in Landers.

Perry was released from prison, one day before yhe incident, for a violation of PC 246, unlawful discharge of a firearm. Perry was arrested and booked at the Morongo Basin Jail, for a violation of PC 664/187, attempted murder, and a parole violation. He is being held without bail.

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 K. Smit
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Case #: 091900384
Phone No. (760) 366-4175

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

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