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DATE/TIME: June 2, 2019 / 6:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: Warrant Arrest / Narcotics Violations

LOCATION: 12350 California Street, Yucaipa

SUSPECTS: Harold Ketchum, age 34 a resident of Yucaipa
Triana Ashton, age 59 a resident of Yucaipa

On Friday, June 21, 2019, at approximately 6:00 pm, the Yucaipa Multiple Enforcement Team (MET) was patrolling around the Sail Drug Shopping Center in response to citizen concerns about possible drug activity at the location. Deputies contacted the occupants of a vehicle parked nearby and immediately recognized the male as Harold Ketchum, a convicted sex offender wanted for failing to register as required and wanted for possessing stolen property. Ketchum was featured as a wanted person on the Yucaipa Police Department’s social media platforms on June 6, 2019. The female occupant of the vehicle was identified as Triana Ashton.

During their investigation, deputies searched the vehicle and located methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and ammunition. Ketchum is prohibited from possessing ammunition due to prior criminal convictions.

Ketchum was arrested on multiple felony charges and was booked at Central Detention Center with bail set at $110,000. Ashton was arrested on charges of possessing drug paraphernalia. She was booked at Central Detention Center and later cite released.

Refer: Yucaipa Multiple Enforcement Team, Deputy A. Alcala / Probation Officer S. Ulloa

Station: Yucaipa

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141901900

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department