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DATE/TIME: August 29, 2019/ 8:20 P.M.

INCIDENT: PC 29800(a)(1) – Felon in Possession of Firearm, PC 30305(a)(1) – Felon in Possession of Ammunition, PC 32310 – Possession of Large Capacity Magazine

LOCATION: 7400 Block of Elm St, Highland

SUSPECT(S): Deon Johnson, 21-year-old resident of San Bernardino

SUMMARY: Deputies from the Highland Sheriff’s Station responded to the 7400 Block of Elm St in Highland for a fight involving numerous people. Witnesses reported seeing some of the people carrying firearms. When deputies arrived, Deon Johnson ran from them, but was apprehended a short distance away. Johnson was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm with a large capacity magazine. Johnson is currently on parole for a residential burglary conviction out of Los Angeles County. Johnson was arrested and booked at Central Detention Center on the above charges and parole violation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Highland Police/ Sheriff’s Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy M. Kling / Deputy C. Cuellar

Station: Highland Station

Phone No. 909-425-9793

Case No. 131903467

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department