TYPE OF INCIDENT:
H&S 11359(b) – Possession of marijuana for sale.
PC 647(f) – Public intoxication.
PC 979 – Arrest warrant.
200 block of E. Radar Av.
Joshua Watterson, 37 YOA Independence resident
Christina Palmer, 42 YOA Independence resident
RESUME OF INCIDENT:
On 10/03/17, at about 1805 hours, Officers from the Ridgecrest Police Department attempted to contact Joshua Watterson who had a warrant for his arrest. As the officers were approaching, he and Christina Palmer started running and jumping fences trying to get away. After a short chase, Watterson and Palmer were caught and taken into custody. Watterson was found to be in possession of marijuana with the intent for sales while Palmer was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. They were both arrested and later booked at the Ridgecrest Police Department.
Jed McLaughlin, Acting Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sergeant Nathan Lloyd