San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: November 16, 2016, at approximately 4:17 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 245 Assault with a Deadly Weapon- Firearm

LOCATION: Ohio Ct and Yucaipa Blvd, City of Yucaipa

SUSPECT(S): Gregory Holt Burleson, 21 years of age, Shane Rush, 22 years of age. Both residents of Yucaipa


In the early morning hours on November 16, 2016, while delivering newspapers on Ohio Ct. in the City of Yucaipa, the victim and his brother heard a loud sound. When the victim got out to check his vehicle he was confronted by the suspects, Gregory Burleson and Shane Rush. Burleson was carrying a chrome handgun and yelled at the victim to get off his street. Burleson pushed the victim while pointing the handgun at him. The victim returned to his vehicle and while sitting down Burleson reached through the passenger window and struck the victim in the head with the handgun. The victim heard both suspects say they had handguns. The victim and his brother sped away and called 911.
While conducting an area check at the incident location, deputies made contact with Burleson, Rush and three other subjects getting out of a vehicle. During the investigation a loaded, chrome handgun was located inside the vehicle, on the floorboard in plain sight.
Gregory Burleson and Shane Rush were arrested and booked at Central Detention Center and West Valley Detention Center.


Refer:Deputy Hagen or Detective Allen

Station:Yucaipa Police and Sheriff

Phone No.909-918-2305

Case No.141604108

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