San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
DATE/TIME: April 5, 2016 8:30 a.m.
INCIDENT:PC 71 Threaten /Assault Public Official
LOCATION:57019 Yucca Trail Community Day School
SUSPECT: 15 year old male Yucca Valley Resident
VICTIM: Michael Van Luven, Teacher at Community Day School in Yucca Valley
On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Deputy S. Ables, the Town of Yucca Valley Juvenile Officer, responded to the Community Day School in reference to a 9-1-1 call reporting a student threatening to assault the teacher, Michael Van Luven. During the investigation Deputy Ables found a 15 year old juvenile had made verbal threats to assault the teacher while standing up in a fighting stance. The juvenile’s behavior escalated, resulting in him throwing an object at Van Luven striking him in the back. Van Luven did not sustain any injuries; however because of the juvenile’s behavior Van Luven was unable to perform his duties as a teacher.
The juvenile was arrested for PC 71 – Threatening a public officer and was booked at the San Bernardino Central Juvenile Hall.
Refer:Deputy S. Ables, Town of Yucca Valley Juvenile Officer
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Case #: 231600624
Phone No. (760) 366-4175
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