San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 1, 2017 / 12:30pm

INCIDENT: Brandishing a Firearm / Drug Sales

LOCATION: Baseline St. / Del Rosa Ave., Highland

SUSPECT(S): Miguel Morfin, 22-year-old, Highland Resident

VICTIM(S): Confidential

Summary

On January 1, 2017, at 12:30pm, suspect Miguel Morfin was involved in a verbal dispute with the victims at a laundromat near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Del Rosa Avenue. Following the dispute, Morfin pointed a pistol at the victims. The victims were able to flag down a passing San Bernardino School Police Officer and report what happened. Moments later, the School Police Officer located Morfin driving his BMW near the incident location. Highland Deputies responded to investigate the reported crime. During a search of Morfin’s vehicle, deputies located a loaded firearm in the backseat. They also found cocaine packaged for sale and other evidence indicative of narcotic sales. Morfin was arrested and booked at Sheriff’s Central Detention Center for brandishing a firearm and possession of narcotics for sale.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact the Highland Sheriff’s Station at (909) 425-9793 or contact the We-Tip hotline at 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463). We-TIP on-line tips can be submitted at http://wetip.com.

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Refer:Deputy Daphne Moreno / Sergeant Ryan Collins

Station:Highland Station

Phone No.(909) 425-9793

Case No.131700004

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