Drug Bust : San Bernardino Sheriff Arrested Jose Fuerte of Yucaipa 

By | June 3, 2019

San Bernardino , CA (MARKET NEWS)

The San Bernardino Sheriff have arrested Jose Fuerte, 41 of Yucaipa and recovered approx 6 grams of cocaine, an AR-15 rifle, and a handgun.

The Sheriff office released the following information .


During the service of a search warrant, deputies located approx 6 grams of cocaine, an AR-15 rifle, and a handgun

DATE/TIME: June 2, 2019 / 9:53 a.m.

INCIDENT: HS 11370.1 – Possession of Narcotics While Armed

LOCATION: 35000 block of San Carlos Street, Yucaipa

SUSPECT: Jose Fuerte, age 41 a resident of Yucaipa

On June 2, 2019, deputies from the Yucaipa Sheriff’s Station responded to the 35000 block of San Carlos Street to assist Riverside County Sheriff’s Department with a probation search of a residence.

During the search of the residence, they contacted Jose Fuerte who was found in possession of approximately six grams of cocaine. Deputies continued their search and located an unserialized AR-15 rifle, a Smith and Wesson .40 caliber handgun and assorted ammunition. Fuerte is prohibited from owning any firearms.

Fuerte was placed under arrest for HS 11370.1 – Possession of Narcotics While Armed and booked into Central Detention Center. Additional charges related to his possession of the firearms, and possession of an unserialized firearm could be considered by the District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Yucaipa Station at (909) 918-2305. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave the information on the website at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Deputy C. Coillot

Station: Yucaipa Station

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 141901660

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

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