San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: November 28, 2016

INCIDENT: H&S 11366 – Keeping a place for the purpose of distributing controlled substances
H&S 11550(a) – Under the influence of controlled substance
H&S 11364(a) – Possession of controlled substance paraphernalia
PC 30305 – Felon in possession of ammunition
PC 29800 – Felon in possession of a firearm
H&S 11378 – Possession of controlled Substance for sales
H&S 11370.1 – Possession of controlled substance while armed with a firearm
PC 484f(C) – Unauthorized possession of access cards

LOCATION: 1000 Block of Lillyhill Dr, 200 Block of Cibola St, City of Needles, CA

SUSPECT(S): Brett Lisowski, 37 yrs, Needles, CA (H&S 11366, PC30305) $35,000 Bail
Jessica Lopez, 22 yrs, Needles, CA (H&S 11364) cite released
Tina Gorman, 46 yrs Needles, CA (H&S 11377, probation violation) No Bail
Lydia Gonzalez, 26 yrs, Needles, CA (H&S 11550(a)) cite released
Augustin Valencia, 27 yrs, Fontana, CA (PC 30305, PC29800, H&S 11378, H&S 11370.1) No Bail
Misty Medrano, 36 yrs, Needles, CA (H&S 11550) cite released
Miry Franco-Garcia, 22 yrs. Fontana, CA (PC484f(C) $25,000 Bail


On Monday, November 28, 2016 deputies and detectives from the Colorado River Station/Needles Police Department served a series of search warrants in the City of Needles. Deputies searched a residence in the 200 block of Cibola street and found several pieces of controlled substance paraphernalia. Brett Likowski was arrested for maintaining a home for the purpose of using and distributing controlled substances. Jessica Lopez was also arrested at that location for possession of controlled substance paraphernalia.

Deputies then focused their attention on the Lillyhill Apartments located in the 1000 block of Lillyhill Dr. Deputies served search warrants on two separate apartments and arrested five individuals. Approximately 21 grams of methamphetamine, one semi-automatic pistol and over $2,600.00 in cash were recovered. Augustin Valencia was charged with possession for sales, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of controlled substance while armed with a firearm. He is being held without bail for a probation violation. Miry Franco-Garcia was arrested at the same location and charged with unauthorized possession of access cards. Misty Medrano and Lydia Gonzalez were arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Tina Gorman was located inside one of the apartments and was arrested for a probation violation warrant, as well as possession of controlled substances. Gorman is being held without bail.
All suspects were booked into Needles Jail.
Refer:Sergeant Murch

Station:Colorado River Station

Phone No.(760)326-9200

Case No.211601191, 211601192, 211601193, 211601195, 211601196

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700