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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Friday November 30th, 2018 :: 09:14 p.m. PST


Deputies arrest Christopher Rogel for assault with a deadly weapon

DATE/TIME: November 30, 2018 / 3:08 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC245(a)(1); Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: 1300 block Beryl Avenue, Mentone

SUSPECT(S): Christopher Rogel, 33-year-old resident of Mentone

VICTIM(S): 50-year-old female resident of Mentone

SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an assault in progress at the 1300 block of Beryl Avenue in Mentone. Rogel assaulted the victim, a family member, with a knife and she attempted to barricade herself in her bedroom. The victim sustained a minor stab wound during the assault. When deputies arrived, Rogel charged at them and deputies deployed a single less-lethal bean bag projectile to stop his advance. The less lethal projectile immediately disabled Rogel and he was taken into custody without further incident. Rogel was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries and was later arrested and booked at West Valley Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Yucaipa Police Department at (909) 918-2305. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Deputy D. Brandt

Station: Yucaipa

Phone No. 909-918-2305

Case No. 041800682

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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