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DATE/TIME:   Sunday, January 6, 2019 / 7:24 am

INCIDENT:      PC 21310 – Weapon Offense      H&S 11377 – Possession of Methamphetamine

LOCATION:    32000 block of Yucaipa Boulevard, Yucaipa

SUSPECT:      Oscar Castro-Lopez, 40, Lakewood resident

VICTIM:           People of the State of California


SUMMARY: Deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance behind Cal Fire Station 552 on Yucaipa Blvd.

Deputies arrived to find Oscar Castro-Lopez yelling at a Hispanic female adult. Deputies separated the parties, and, during the contact, Castro lifted his flannel sweater, exposing a black handle attached to a metal rod. Deputies retrieved the weapon, which was found to be an improvised stabbing weapon made of a 7-inch stainless-steel rod sharpened to a fine point, commonly referred to as a “shank”.  Deputies took Castro-Lopez into custody without incident.

During a search of Castro-Lopez, deputies located approximately 9 grams of suspected methamphetamine on his person.  Castro-Lopez was booked into the Central Detention Center with bail set at $35,000.

Refer:              Deputy D. Tollefson

Station:            Yucaipa Police Station

Phone No.       (909) 918-2305

Case No.         141900060

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department