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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 26, 2014


INCIDENT: Penal Code 206, Torture


LOCATION: 2100 block of Bullion Drive, Twentynine Palms


SUSPECT: Clay Henderson, 18 years old, Twentynine Palms


VICTIM: 17 year old juvenile



On Monday, February 24, 2014, the 29 Palms Juvenile Officer, Deputy Ericson Dominick, received a report at the 29 Palms High School in reference to a 17 year old juvenile with burns on his face and neck. During the investigation, deputies learned that a week prior, the 17 year old juvenile went to visit his girlfriend at her house. While waiting outside, Clay Henderson, an 18 year old brother to the victim's girlfriend, came outside and threw a cup of hot liquid on the victim's face. Henderson additionally pulled out a weapon and threatened the victim. The victim sustained severe burn marks to their face and neck.

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, deputies served a search warrant at the 2100 block of Bullion Drive in the city of Twentynine Palms and recovered a coffeee cup and the weapon used by Henderson. Henderson was arrested and booked into the Morongo Jail. Henderson's bail is set at $500,000.00.


Refer:             Dep. E. Dominick


Station:          Morongo Basin


Phone No.     760-366-4175


Case No.       201400255


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

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