San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: July 12, 2016 / 5:30 am

INCIDENT: Suspicious Package

LOCATION: 34800 Block of Shasta Street, Yucaipa

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

Summary

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at approximately 5:30 a.m., deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department responded to a 911 call regarding a suspicious package being left in the bed of a pick-up truck that was parked in the driveway of a residence. Deputies found the package and contacted the Sheriff’s Arson/Bomb Detail. Detectives from the Arson/Bomb Detail utilized specialized tools and techniques and rendered the device safe. They found the device posed no danger to the public.

Several homes in the area were evacuated and the fire department was on standby during the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Deputy McDaniel at the Yucaipa Police Station.

Refer: Deputy J. McDaniel

Station: Yucaipa Station

Phone No. (909)918-2305

Case No. 141602506

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