EDITOR’S NOTE: All information for these reports comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The most recent events are listed first. We publish the names of those who are arrested in Lucerne Valley as well as Lucerne Valley residents who are arrested elsewhere in San Bernardino County or adjoining counties.
By KRIS REILLY
BOOKING (WARRANTS): On Feb. 9 at 5:25 p.m. in the area of Furst and Tate, 26-year-old Tara Michelle Taber of Lucerne Valley was arrested on $155,000 worth of misdemeanor warrants related to various charges including two charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and failure to appear in court or custody after being charged with or convicted of a misdemeanor. Taber was released later the same day.
BOOKING (PUBLIC INTOX.): On Feb. 9 at 6:33 a.m. in the 22000 area of Arapahoe Road in Apple Valley, 41-year-old Christopher Steven Keown was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication. Keown was cited and released later the same day.
BOOKING (RESISTING): On Feb. 8 at 1:31 a.m. in the 10000 area of El Sereno Avenue, 27-year-old Randy Christopher Putt of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of resisting or obstructing a peace officer. A deputy was at the location for an unrelated matter. According to the deputy’s report, Putt continually came out of his room and argued with the deputy and another person at the location. Putt was cited and released the same day.
BOOKING (PUBLIC INTOX.): On Feb. 8 at 1:29 a.m. at an unspecified location, 51-year-old Robyn Jean Putt of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication. She was cited and released the next day.
THEFT: On Feb. 6 at 7:50 a.m., a caller reported that a chainlink fence was cut at a property in the 33000 area of Old Woman Springs Road, and two small propane tanks had been stolen. The caller said the same fence had been cut two days earlier. A deputy took a report.
BURGLARY: On Feb. 4 at 11:46 a.m., a caller reported that a home in the 14000 area of Harrod Road had been burglarized. The unknown suspect(s) broke into two sheds and the main home, stealing several unspecified items from the structures. A deputy took a report.
VANDALISM: On Feb. 4 at 9:34 a.m., a caller from a trucking company in the 33000 area of Old Woman Springs Road said a four-foot hole had been cut in a metal fence surrounding the property sometime during the weekend. The damage was estimated at about $200. No items were reported missing from the property.
ARREST (POSSIBLE METH-AMPHETAMINE): On Feb. 1 at 9:16 p.m. in the area of Old Woman Springs Road and Meridian Road, a deputy stopped a vehicle for having one headlight. A passenger in he vehicle was found to carrying a substance believed to methamphetamine and was arrested. Booking information for 44-year-old James Albert Delgado of Lucerne Valley appeared in last week’s paper.
POSSIBLE BURGLARY: On Feb. 1 at 7:35 p.m., a person came to the Lucerne Valley sheriff’s substation to report a burglary. The unknown suspect(s) pried open a grate over one of the windows at the location, but it was unknown what — if anything — was stolen. A deputy filed a report.
ARREST (BURGLARY): On Jan. 31 at 11:20 a.m., a deputy chased down and arrested the man who was allegedly caught in the act of burglarizing a home in the 34000 area of North Side Road. A caller said she was outside feeding her dogs when she heard noises coming from her garage. She entered the garage and allegedly saw an unknown man going through boxes inside. When she confronted him, he allegedly pushed her down and fled outside. The woman followed him as he fled down North Side Road. The deputy was on scene nine minutes later and arrested the man, later identified as 28-year-old Edgar Steve Woods of Lucerne Valley. Woods’ booking information appeared in last week’s paper.