Weekly booking logs - November 6, 2013

November 6, 2013

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 Oct. 27 at 9:29 p.m. in the area of Highway 18 and Trade Post, 50-year-old Tomas Eduardo Duarte of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and being drunk in public. He was booked, bail was set at $5,000, and he was released the next morning.

This Week in HIstory: November 6, 2013

November 6, 2013

50 years ago (November 7, 1963):
·  After widespread damage was done by several flocks of sheep openly grazing on private property in Lucerne Valley, residents were notified that the County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors were “without power to undertake action”. The only recourse was related to the Estray Act of 1915, in which landowners were permitted to retain trespassing animals.
·  Electrician Jake Stanfield suffered severe burns on his face, hands, and arms when a panel blew up at a local cement plant.

Chapter 14 Column: Thanks for thinking of our children

November 6, 2013

By Jo Richards

Wow! What a busy month October was. Had the popular Biker's Toy Run on the 5th, week later participated in the Frontier Days at the Lazy Lizard and finished off the month with another fantastic “Halloween Tailgate Trick or Treat.”

As you've all heard me say dozens of times, “These things don't just happen.” Months of work, planning and editing go into each and every event of this caliber.

Veterans Monument Committee to host bake sale on Saturday

October 31, 2013

The Lucerne Valley Veterans Monument Committee will be hosting a Bake Sale on the porches of Lucerne Valley Market on November 2, 2013 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

The monument mock-up will be available on that date for the community to see. Forms for the honorarium booklet will also be available.

The booklet will provide a venue for family and friends to place a veteran and those currently serving in a remembrance format that will be distributed on the monument’s Dedication Day—May 26, 2014. Honorariums are $25 each.

Lucerne Valley’s transition to 8-man football has been quick, successful

October 30, 2013

Center Chris Campos (No. 52) is an onfield leader who is making a difference as Lucerne Valley has run over nearly all opponents. Kevin Chen / Special to the Leader


Leader Editor

LUCERNE VALLEY • Two seasons ago, Coach Chris Klinger couldn’t stop some of his discouraged Mustang football players from walking off the team.

“After the market crashed our school’s enrollment went to 240,” Klinger said. “We lost a third of our kids, which meant we lost a third of our players.”

Weekly booking logs - October 30, 2013

October 30, 2013

DUI: On Oct. 17 at 1:47 a.m. in Hesperia, 24-year-old James Ryan Mowery of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was cited and released the same morning.

BATTERY: On Oct. 18 at 4:05 p.m. in the 30000 area of Old Woman Springs Road, 18-year-old Donnacee Breanna Brown of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of battery. She was booked into the Victor Valley Station and released later the same day.

Fall Festival Fun

October 30, 2013

Lucerne Valley parent Lina Land holds her 5-month-old son Logan, who was dressed as a pirate, while Logan’s siblings Morrigan, left, and Alexis stand nearby. Peter Day / The Leader

Excitement was taking place on the Lucerne Valley High School football field. But it wasn’t of the pigskin variety.

Hundreds of Lucerne Valley Elementary School students and their families converged on the field last Friday for the Booster Club’s Fall Festival.

“It’s awesome,” Booster Club President Keri Linder said during the event. “It’s turning out great.”

Community supports annual giveaway event

October 30, 2013

A BIG SWING: A youngster gets ready to take abig swing at a piñata during last Saturday’s His Closet give-away event in Lucerne Valley. Peter Day / The Leader


Leader Editor

The Lucerne Valley community came together last Saturday to help His Closet provide free clothing, food, household items and more at the 4th Annual Fall & Winter Clothing Give-Away.

“We had a wonderful time,” said Donna Guisa, who runs the ministry with her husband Tommy. “The kids had a ball.”


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