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SBSD - Highland Police Department
Tuesday January 9th, 2018 :: 09:10 a.m. PST


Deputies are searching for a man who robbed two local gas stations at gunpoint and shot at clerks

DATE/TIME: January 8, 2018, 7:07 p.m. and 7:31 p.m.

INCIDENT: Armed Robbery/Attempted Murder

LOCATION: AM/PM Mini Mart 25330 E. 3Rd St., Highland,
Vallero, 26492 Pacific St., Highland

SUSPECT(S): Hispanic Male adult, 5'2-5'4", thin or medium build

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On January 8, 2018 Deputies were summoned to the Am/Pm Market located on the corner of 3rd St. and Del Rosa Dr. in the City of Highland after the clerk reported he had been robbed. The clerk reported a subject entered the store carrying a shoebox and brandishing a pistol. The subject demanded money from the clerk, which he was provided, and then fled the location on foot. The subject was further described as being dressed in all black clothing, a black hooded jacket and wearing white sunglasses. The subject appeared to be a Hispanic male, 5’2” – 5’4” with a thin or medium build.

Approximately 24 minutes later, another call for service came in at the Valero Gas Station located on the corner of Pacific Street and Victoria Ave. Investigating deputies found out that during a robbery attempt at the location by a subject with the same description as the earlier robbery, and he was also carrying a shoebox. The subject fired several rounds from a pistol at the two clerks who were retreating to a back room. The clerk where not injured.

It was also discovered the San Bernardino Police Department was investigating a similar robbery that had occurred at approximately 6:17 p.m. in the City San Bernardino.

Citizens with any information regarding this crime are encouraged to contact the Highland Police Station at (909) 425-9793. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27436) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Deputies Kassis and Glozer

Station: Highland

Phone No. (909) 425-0973

Case No. 131800093, 131800094

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

SBSD - Highland Police Department
26985 Base Line St
Highland, CA 92346

Emergency: 9-1-1

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