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Two arrests for residential robbery and conspiracy
October 29, 2019
NEEDLES, Calif – On Friday, October 25 about 12:15 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff - Colorado River Station responded to 1900 block of Needles Highway following the report of a robbery. When deputies arrived, they determined Wendell Jackson and Rocco Jackson forced entry into an occupied location, assaulted the victim, and stole several alcoholic beverages from the victim.
The victim was injured by the suspects as a result of this incident. Deputies located both suspects as they were leaving the area. Upon contact with the suspects, Wendell Jackson was additionally found in possession o f a usable amount of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Wendell Jackson (age 41 of Needles) was placed under arrest for Residential Robbery, Conspiracy, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Rocco Jackson (age 31 of Needles) was placed under arrest for Residential Robbery and Conspiracy. Both were booked into the West Valley Detention with the bail set at $200,000.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Clayton of the Colorado River Station (760)326-9200.
Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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