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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Sunday November 26th, 2017 :: 07:17 p.m. PST


Jolena Cervantes was arrested for DUI, Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Resisting arrest

DATE/TIME: November 25, 2017 9:04 P.M.

INCIDENT: CVC 23152-DUI, CVC 20002-Hit & Run Traffic Collision, PC 69-Resist an Executive Officer
PC 245-Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: Yucaipa Blvd and 14th St., Yucaipa

SUSPECT: Jolena Yvonne Cervantes, 32-year-old resident of Yucaipa

On November 25, 2017 at 9:04 p.m. deputies responded to an assault investigation. Upon arrival, it was determined Jolena Cervantes had collided her vehicle into another motorist. Cervantes drove away from the area, but later returned and struck a pedestrian with her vehicle. Cervantes exited her vehicle and attempted to strike the victim of the collision, then displayed a knife and cut the victim. She was promptly disarmed by the victim. When deputies arrived, Cervantes was uncooperative and became combative when she was being handcuffed. Cervantes attempted to rip the deputies badge off his shirt and kicked the deputy. Injuries sustained by the victims were minor. CAL-Fire assisted with evaluating and treating the injured victims.

Cervantes was booked at the West Valley Detention Center for Driving Under the Influence, Hit and Run and Resisting arrest.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Yucaipa Police/Sheriff’s Station at 909-918-2305. Information can be provided anonymously by calling WeTip at 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463) or by visiting the WeTip website at

Refer: Deputies C. Cordoba / N. Patella

Station: Yucaipa

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141703818 & 141703820

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

SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
34144 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa, CA 92399

Emergency: 9-1-1

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