San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: July 4, 2016 / 11:21 p.m.

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: Yucaipa Boulevard / 1st Street, Yucaipa

SUSPECT(S): Julio Romero – 40 years old – Yucaipa resident

VICTIM(S): Confidential

Summary

On July 4, 2016 at about 11:21 p.m., deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department received a report of a stabbing that occurred on Yucaipa Boulevard near 1st Street.Deputies responded to the location and found the victim suffering from a stab wound to the upper left side of his chest.The victim told deputies he was walking on the boulevard when he happened to come across his uncle, Julio Romero.The victim confronted Romero about an ongoing family dispute and it escalated into a physical fight.During the fight, Romero stabbed the victim with a knife and fled scene.The victim was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center while the investigation continued.

On July 5th around 10:30 a.m., Deputy Loftis saw Romero walking on Yucaipa Boulevard near Yucaipa Valley Circle.Loftis arrested Romero without incident.Romero was booked into the Central Detention Center for Penal Code Section 245 Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

 

Refer:Deputy Henry / Deputy McDaniel

Station:Yucaipa

Phone No.(909) 918-2305

Case No.141602422

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