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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Tuesday February 21st, 2017 :: 12:36 p.m. PST


Deputies arrest a man for brandishing a firearm at the Havasu Landing Resort Casino

DATE/TIME: February 17, 2017 10:59 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 422 - Criminal Threats

LOCATION: Havasu Landing Resort Casino, Havasu Landing, CA

SUSPECT: Jerry Mason, 43 years old, Lake Havasu City, AZ

On Friday, February 17, 2017, deputies from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Colorado River Station, responded to the Havasu Landing Resort Casino for reports of a male customer brandishing a firearm at one of the gaming tables. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the victim outside of the casino who reported Mason pointed a firearm at him and threatened him. Mason was located at the dock area at the Havasu Landing Resort Ferry and was arrested for Criminal Threats. He was booked into the Colorado River Station Jail with a bail set at $50,000.00.

During the investigation it was learned Mason may have thrown the firearm into the Havasu Landing Resort Marina. On Monday, February 20, 2017 members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Colorado River Station Dive Team responded to the Havasu Landing Resort Marina and conducted an underwater search for the firearm. Dive Team members recovered the suspected firearm a short distance from where Mason was believed to have thrown it.

Refer: Deputy Vince Balsitis

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 101700044

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

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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