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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:        Monday, July 21, 2014

INCIDENT:           Possession of a Destructive Device

LOCATION:         700 block of Geronimo Trail, Yucca Valley

SUSPECT(S):       Christopher Brandon Lee, age 24 a resident of Twentynine Palms   

VICTIM(S):          State of California


On Friday, July 4, 2014, investigators from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigation Division were executing a search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Geronimo Trail in Yucca Valley.  Investigators located a destructive device inside the residence.  The device was found to belong to the suspect, Christopher Brandon Lee.  Lee was subsequently arrested, transported and booked into the Morongo Basin jail.  Lee was released from custody of July 6, 2014, after posting bail. 


Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to call Sergeant Trevis Newport or Detective Daniel Hanke at (909) 387-3589 at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Specialized Investigation Division. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).


Refer:                  Detective Daniel Hanke or Sergeant Trevis Newport Radeleff

Station:               Homicide Detail

Phone No.          (909) 387-3589

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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