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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Thursday January 6th, 2022 :: 12:09 p.m. PST


Victim Assaulted with a Knife During Argument

DATE/TIME: January 05, 2022, at approximately 3:49 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 245(A)(1) - Assault with a Deadly Weapon 

LOCATION: 600 Block of Parker Dam Rd, Parker Dam, CA

SUSPECT(S): Deanna Hitchcock, 58 years old, Resident of Parker, AZ

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, January 05, 2022, at approximately 3:49 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department responded to a report of an assault that occurred in the 600 block of Parker Dam Rd.  

Deputies arrived on scene and found the victim had been assaulted with a knife during an argument with the suspect, Deanna Hitchcock. The victim suffered serious injury, requiring deputies to render first aide. The victim was ultimately airlifted to a nearby medical center for treatment. 

Hitchcock was consequently arrested for PC 245 (a) (1), Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Hitchcock was transported and booked into the Colorado River Station jail with a bail amount of $50,000.00.  Hitchcock remains in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department awaiting a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy B. Moore at the Colorado River / Needles Police Department at (760) 326-9200. Those wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information online at

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Refer: Deputy B. Moore

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 102200008

SHANNON D. DICUS, 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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