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Gunfight results in two arrests

December 12, 2019

BLYTHE, Calif On Tuesday, December 10 at about 9:49 a.m. Blythe Police Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting two black males fighting in the 200 Block of N. Carlton and one of the males had a gun. Officers from the Blythe Police Department arrived and detained 21-year-old Markeith Johnson and 19-year-old Germain Vaughn, both from Blythe.


The subjects were searched and a firearm was located. Johnson and Vaughn were arrested and booked into the Blythe Jail on felony charges.

Anyone with information regarding this case or any other case is urged to contact the Blythe Police Department at 922-6111.

Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone with information regarding this case, or any other crime, is urged to contact Blythe Police Department at 922-6111, or they can give their information anonymously by calling Crime Stop at 921-CARE (2273) or by E-Mail.

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