San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: March 7, 2016 / 1450 hours

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: Douglas St and Acacia Ave, Yucaipa

SUSPECT(S): Ryan Dowell – 20 years of age – Yucaipa

VICTIM(S): #1 Confidential#2 Confidential


On Monday, March 7, 2016, at approximately 2:50 p.m., deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department responded to a call of a subject being struck by a red pick-up truck and the truck fleeing the scene. Investigation revealed that victim #1 and suspect Ryan Dowell got into an altercation over a debt. Dowell and the victim agreed to fight each other at Flag Hill Park. When victim #1 started walking toward the park, Dowell got into his pick-up truck and rammed into the victim, causing him to fall and sustain moderate injuries. A friend of the victim’s started running after the truck. Dowell got out of the truck and started assaulting the second victim with a rod, then fled the scene. Victim #2 sustained minor injuries. The first victim was transported to Loma Linda Medical Center. The suspect, Ryan Dowell was arrested, transported and booked into the Central Detention Center.


Refer:Deputy S. Gordon

Station:Yucaipa Station

Phone No.(909) 918-2305

Case No.141600840

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