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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Thursday June 9th, 2022 :: 03:52 p.m. PDT


Deputies Serving Search Warrant in Needles Recover Firearms, Ammunition, and Narcotics

DATE/TIME: June 9, 2022, 6:32 a.m.

INCIDENT: Search Warrant

LOCATION: 2000 block of Rio Vista, Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Antonie Johnson, 51-year-old, Resident of Needles, CA.

VICTIM(S): State of California

SUMMARY: On Thursday, June 9, 2022, at approximately 6:32 a.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department served a search warrant in the 2000 block of Rio Vista in Needles, CA. During the search warrant, deputies located two firearms, several variations of live ammunition, suspected illegal narcotics, scales, and drug paraphernalia.

Antonie Johnson was arrested for HS 11351 - Possession of Controlled Substance for Sale, PC 29800(A)(1) - Felon in Possession of Firearm, and PC 30305(A)(1), Felon in Possession of Ammunition.  Johnson was transported and booked into the Colorado River Station jail with a bail amount of $50,000.00. Johnson 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 A. Gonzalez of the Colorado River Station / 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 A. Gonzalez

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212200545

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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