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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: August 31, 2016 / 12:13 am

INCIDENT: Possession of Heroin

Addict in possession of a firearm

LOCATION: F Street and West Broadway, Needles

SUSPECT(S): Andrew David Muehlhausen, age 27, Needles

VICTIM(S): State of California


Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department - Needles Police observed a male identified as Andrew Muelhausen, walking in a business parking lot at midnight with another subject. Deputies approached the subjects and Muehlhausen was seen throwing an object into nearby bushes. The deputies recovered a handgun. Muehlhausen also had a small amount of heroin. He was arrested and booked into the Colorado River Station jail with bail set at $50,000.


Refer: Sergeant Paul Bader

Station: Colorado River Station / Needles Police Dept.

Phone No.760-326-9200

Case No.211600819

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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