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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Tuesday March 19th, 2019 :: 04:18 p.m. PDT


Investigators arrest Joshua Morris for numerous robberies in San Bernardino & Riverside counties

DATE/TIME: March 11, 2019

INCIDENT: Armed Robbery

LOCATION: 31412 Yucaipa Blvd, Yucaipa

SUSPECT: Joshua Morris, 18 years old, resident of Redlands

VICTIM: Chevron Gas Station, Yucaipa

On March 11, 2019 at about 12:57 a.m., a black male, later identified as Joshua Morris, entered the Yucaipa Chevron Gas Station on Yucaipa Blvd. and asked the clerk for cigarettes. While the clerk was distracted, Joshua pulled a semi-automatic handgun from his pocket and pointed it at the clerk demanding money and cigarettes. The clerk gave Joshua the money from the register and several packs of cigarettes. Joshua was captured on camera fleeing in a gray colored Hyundai passenger car.

On March 14, 2019, Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Yucaipa Station and Hesperia Station, coordinated with deputies from the Riverside Sheriff's Office and learned a subject, identified as Joshua Morris, was captured in a stolen gray colored Hyundai passenger car. He was found to match the description of a black male that committed robberies in Hesperia, Yucaipa, Perris and Thousand Palms area. He was found wearing the same clothing seen during the robbery in Yucaipa and was in possession of a semi-automatic handgun. Morris was subsequently arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and armed robbery.

Joshua Morris was also found to be wanted for carjacking out of the State of Nevada. He is being held in the Riverside County Jail and will be charged in San Bernardino County with various felony charges. Photographs of the suspect are being released. If anyone has information about the activity of Morris before or after the robbery, or knows where he resides, please contact detectives at (909)918-2305.

Refer: Detective A. Cantu/ Detective J. McDaniel

Station: Yucaipa Station/ Hesperia Station

Phone No. (909)918-2305

Case No. 141900754/ 191901760

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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