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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Monday November 5th, 2018 :: 10:23 a.m. PST


Deputies arrest Dwayne Johnson for child abuse

DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT: Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 11:28 pm

INCIDENT: Child Abuse

LOCATION: 11400 block of Arlington St, Adelanto

SUSPECT: Dwayne Johnson, 37-year-old resident of Adelanto

VICTIM: 17-year-old male


On Saturday, November 3, 2018, dispatch received a report of a child abuse that occurred in the 11400 block of Arlington Street in the City of Adelanto.

Deputy David Moore arrived and investigated the allegations. Deputy Moore learned the victim confronted Dwayne Johnson about how he was treating his children. Johnson became upset at the victim and struck him in the head with a glass mug and punched the victim multiple times in the face.

Dwayne Johnson was arrested on charges of child abuse and booked at High Desert Detention Center. Johnson is currently being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy Moore at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6801. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to We-Tip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

Refer: Pamela Hoffman

Station: Victor Valley

Report # 241802880

Phone No: 760-552-6844

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

SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

Emergency: 9-1-1

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