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Man wanted for murder in Nevada arrested in California

Posted at 6:53 PM, Dec 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-18 21:53:31-05
A Nevada man wanted for attempted murder was arrested in California around 5 p.m. Saturday after he was spotted in a stolen vehicle by police.
Deputies from the Needles Police and Sheriff's Department conducted a felony traffic stop after locating the vehicle. All occupants were taken into custody without incident.
The driver, 38-year-old Alfred Hicks from Kingman, Arizona, was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle. Records also showed he was wanted by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for attempted murder.
49-year-old Clifford Abrams from Mohave Valley, Arizona, was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and syringes and had multiple warrants for his arrest.
21-year-old Destiny Brown from Needles, California, exhibited signs and symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
All three subjects were taken to the Colorado River Station jail for booking. Hicks and Abrams were held without bail, while Brown was later released.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Needles Sheriff's Station at 760-326-9200.