Sheriff's Blotter 10-08-14

October 7, 2014

Thursday, Sept. 30
5:29 p.m. Forgery was reported by a Zircon Road resident.
4:37 p.m. A dead body call came in for a residence on Fairlane Road.
2:14 p.m. Illegal dumping was reported near Camp Rock Road and North Side Road.
1:38 p.m. A burglary was reported on Arroyo Road.
12:17 p.m. Trespassing was reported in the area of Lake Street and Ox Bow.
11:29 a.m. A commercial burglary was reported by a business in the 30000 block of Highway 18.
7:30 a.m. A burglary was reported in the 40000 block of Looneyville Lane.


Weekly Booking logs: October 8, 2014

October 7, 2014

The Leader publishes the names of those who are arrested in Lucerne Valley as well as Lucerne Valley residents who are arrested elsewhere in San Bernardino County, along with the reason for their arrest. All information comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

DUI: On Sept. 26 at 4:21 p.m. in Rialto, 41-year-old Hector Torres was arrested on a $50,000 warrant for being under the suspicion of driving under the influence and a $5,000 warrant for driving on a suspended license. He was booked into the Rialto Station and released later the same day.

Recipe: Mexican Macaroni Salad

October 7, 2014


While I am not a Latina myself, my husband is half Latino and our children all have Latin roots; so cooking authentic meals or with authentic ingredients weaved into meals for my family that connects them with their heritage is important to me. I want them to feel connected to their culture and the best way I know how to help with that is through my love language: food. That means becoming familiar with (and loving!) Latin food.

Prayer for Pastor Saeed at Pioneer Park

September 30, 2014

Prayer event organizers, from left Jenny-Ray Rader, (unidentified), Bob Riddle, David Rader, Pamyla Dewitt, Vici Miller, Millie Rader, Stephanie Cervantes and John Martindale. Peter Day / The Leader

“For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.”
— Matthew 18:19

Senior Reporter

More than two or three believers heard the call to pray for an imprisoned pastor in Iran.

Solar plant lends a hand

September 30, 2014

Magic Jungle Wildlife Preserve operator Kele Younger, center, was excited to receive the donation of about 2,000 wooden pallets from neighbor Lone Valley Solar. Younger is joined by, from left, Regina Juarez, Robbie Morrison, Younger, Hector Richkarday, Jeremy Fitzgerald and Gary Ramos. Peter Day / The Leader

Lone Valley Solar Plant donates 2,000 wooden pallets to neighboring wildlife preserve

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

Roadrunners' Tailgate Trick or Treat moves to Senior Center, Library parking lot

September 30, 2014

Senior Reporter

The annual Tailgate Trick or Treat event has moved again.

“We’re moving from the park to the Senior Center and Library parking lot,” said Woody Hart, who is co-organizing the event with his wife Pam and Jo Richards.

Tailgate Trick or Treat is sponsored by the Lucerne Valley Roadrunners.

Previously scheduled to be held at Pioneer Park, the new location will provide a more confined area to ensure safety for participating children, Hart said.

Sports: Mustangs face California Lutheran

September 30, 2014

Below are upcoming games for Lucerne Valley High School’s football and volleyball teams. Varsity and Junior Valley games are included.

• Lucerne Valley will face California Lutheran (Wildomar) at home on Friday, Oct. 3. Game starts a 7 p.m.

• JV football plays at Joshua Springs (Yucca Valley) at 3 p.m. on Oct. 6.

• Varsity girls volleyball plays at Bethel Christian (Lancaster) at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 7.

• JV volleyball plays at Baker Valley (Baker) at 4 p.m. on Oct. 2.

Crime Stats: August 2014

September 30, 2014

Sgt. Van Putnam of the Lucerne Valley Sheriff Substation presented last month’s crime statistics at the recent meeting of the Lucerne Valley-Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council. The following are the numbers:
Calls for service: 446
Grand theft auto: 5
Assaults: 6
Possession of stolen property: 2
Narcotics arrests: 8
Burglaries: 10
Arrests for under the influence: 3


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