San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:  Friday, September 9, 2016 / 10:00 am

Incident:  Firearm located on Yucaipa High School campus

Location:  Yucaipa High School

Suspect(s):  17-year-old YHS student


A drug detection canine contracted by the Yucaipa-Calimesa Unified School District alerted to the possible presence of narcotics in a vehicle parked in the parking lot of Yucaipa High School. School security contacted a 17-year-old student who was found sleeping inside the vehicle. A firearm, ammunition, and marijuana residue were found during a search of the vehicle. The Sheriff’s Department was contacted and conducted the investigation, a criminal report for PC626.9 Possessing a firearm in a school zone will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office. A subsequent search of the student’s residence was conducted and no evidence was found indicating the school or other students were targeted or threatened.

Refer:Deputy E. Lugo
Station:Yucaipa Station
Phone No.(909) 918-2305
Case No.141603262

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