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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Monday January 7th, 2019 :: 02:24 p.m. PST


Deputies respond to domestic disturbance & arrest Oscar Castro-Lopez for a weapon offense and possession of meth.

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

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

Emergency: 9-1-1

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