The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has charged Andrew Michael Redmond (Age 19 of Yucca Valley) with attempted arson in Yucca Valley.


On Friday, November 6, 2020, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a male attempting to set fire to a residence in the 9000 Block of Hermosa Avenue in the Town of Yucca Valley. During the investigation, Mr. Redmond was arrested.

After reviewing this case, our office has charged Mr. Redmond with violating the following sections of the California Penal Code:

Penal Code Section 453(a) – Possession of Flammable Material (Felony)
Every person who possesses, manufactures, or disposes of any flammable, or combustible material or substance, or any incendiary device in an arrangement or preparation, with intent to willfully and maliciously use this material, substance, or device to set fire to or burn any structure, forest land, or property, shall be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170, or in a county jail, not exceeding one year.

Penal Code Section 245(a)(4) – Assault by Means of Force Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury (Felony)
Any person who commits an assault upon the person of another by any means of force likely to produce great bodily injury shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years, or in a county jail for not exceeding one year, or by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both the fine and imprisonment.
(2 Counts)


DA Case Number: 2020-00-0051744
Court Case Number: FMB20000559
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