San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: December 2, 2016/ 4:30 pm

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon/ Brandishing a Firearm/ Possession of Sawed off Shotgun

LOCATION: 4th Street and Del Rosa Avenue, Highland

SUSPECT(S): Jose Barajas, 46 year old resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On December 2, 2016, at approximately 4:30 pm, Deputy Gile responded to a road rage incident at the corner of 4th Street and Del Rosa in Highland.The suspect and victim got into a verbal argument after almost colliding their two vehicles.The victim said the suspect followed him after the argument and pointed a sawed off shotgun at him. Deputies located the suspect’s vehicle during a traffic stop and the suspect was positively identified.During a search of the vehicle deputies recovered the sawed off 20 gauge shotgun.The suspect, 46 year old Jose Barajas, was arrested and booked at the Central Detention Center.


Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Central Station at (909) 387-3545.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 website at


Refer:Deputy Gile

Station: Central Station

Case #: 011605252

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

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