TYPE OF EVENT: Attempted Murder and Assault with a Deadly Weapon
LOCATION: 400 Blk. S. Holly Canyon Dr.
CHARGES: PC 664/187(a), PC 245(a)(1)
SUSPECTS: Michael Anthony Pinkney (36 YOA)
On 05-17-18 at approximately 1735 hrs, Officers of the Ridgecrest Police Department responded to 400 Blk. of S. Holly Canyon Dr. regarding a stabbing that had just occurred. When Officers arrived they located the victim lying on the sidewalk just outside a residence with an apparent stab wound to his left side. Officers located the suspect, Michael Anthony Pinkney, down the street from the residence and he was taken into custody.
The victim was later transported to Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, where he was treated for his injury and later released.
Pinkney was later transported to Central Receiving Facility in Bakersfield, Ca. where he is being held on $525,000 dollars bail.
JED MCLAUGHLIN, Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sgt. E. Hamilton