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DATE/TIME: Thusrday, March 7, 2019, at 2:32 p.m

INCIDENT: Possession of Methamphetamine, HS11377(a), Possession of an Illegal Weapon PC21310

LOCATION: Needles Skate Park, Needles

SUSPECT(S): Kasey Lively, 28 years old, resident of Mohave Valley
Abel Rodriguez, 29 years old, resident of Needles

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, deputies responded to the Needles City Skate Park in response to a report of a male and female subject seen smoking illegal substances in the restroom area. Deputies arrived and contacted Kasey Lively and Abel Rodriguez at the park next to the restrooms.

During the contact, Lively displayed symptoms consistent with the use of a controlled substance and was detained. She was searched and found in possession of suspected methamphetamine then booked into the Colorado River Station jail for HS11377(a), a misdemeanor, and later cite-released.

When deputies spoke to Rodriguez, a search of his person was conducted, and he was found in possession of an illegal weapon (fixed blade double-edged knife). He was arrested for PC21310, a felony, and booked into the Colorado River Jail with bail set at $20,000.00.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Vega at the Colorado River station at (760)326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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Refer: Deputy Vega

Station: Colorado River Sheriff’s station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. 211900211

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