San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:Tuesday, January 24, 2017 / 8:30 pm 

INCIDENT:Sheriff’s Patrol Vehicle Involved Traffic Collision – Non Injury

LOCATION:Border Ave and Golden Ave, Joshua Tree

PARTIES:Natthaniel Campos, Deputy Sheriff, Morongo Basin Station
Rickie Vigallon, 61 years, Joshua Tree


On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at about 8:30 pm, Deputy Natthaniel Campos was traveling south on Border Ave in his marked 2016 Sheriff’s Patrol Chevy Tahoe approaching Golden Ave. Rickie Vigallon was traveling east on Golden Ave in his 2009 Honda CRV approaching Border Ave and was the sole occupant of his vehicle. Vigallon continued east through the intersection of Border Ave as Deputy Campos continued south into the intersection. Deputy Campos collided into the driver’s side rear quarter panel and rear bumper area of Vigallon’s vehicle. Neither driver was injured in the collision and both vehicles were able to be driven away.

The Morongo Basin California Highway Patrol responded and are conducting the investigation.


Refer:Steve Wilson, Sergeant
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Case #: CHP report #9870-2017-00018
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