San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
DATE/TIME OF RELEASE: April 11, 2016 at 11:00am
INCIDENT: OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT IN JUNIPER FLATS AND DEEP CREEK AREA
On Saturday, April 9, 2016, and Sunday, April 10, 2016, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station Off Highway Vehicle Team (OHV) conducted enforcement operations in the Juniper Flats and Deep Creek areas.
During the weekend, 41 people were detained and cited for operating an Off Highway Vehicle on public or private land without permission and 10 people were detained and cited for driving a vehicle into an area closed to the public.
With the goal of keeping public safety in mind, the team has developed a strong measured approach. As a reminder, the spillway area, which belongs to the Army Corps of Engineers and the County Flood Control District, is closed to ALL VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIANS, and those unlawfully entering the area can be cited or arrested and their vehicle(s) towed.
Anyone with questions regarding this enforcement and to receive information regarding legal OHV riding areas is asked to contact Deputy John Parks at (760) 552-6800. 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 www.wetip.com.
Photos available at: https://local.nixle.com/alert/5624244/
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