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SBSD - Rancho Cucamonga Police Department
Thursday March 24th, 2022 :: 02:02 p.m. PDT


Deputy Conducting a Vehicle Check Locates Multiple Firearms, Ammunition, and Narcotics

DATE/TIME: March 20, 2022 1:49 a.m.

INCIDENT: Multiple Weapons Violations

LOCATION: Baseline Road/Day Creek Boulevard

SUSPECT(S): Joseph Ray, 36-year old resident of Azusa

SUMMARY: On Sunday, March 20, 2022, at approximately 1:49 a.m., Deputy Damon Baca conducted a vehicle check in a parking lot at 7200 Day Creek Blvd. Deputy Baca contacted the driver, Joseph Ray who was asleep in his vehicle, and noticed a rifle case on the passenger seat. During a search of the vehicle, five rifles, a handgun, two non-serialized Glock style handguns, several ammunition magazines, body armor, and a large amount of illegal ammunition in various calibers were located. In addition, Deputy Baca found illegal fireworks, black powder, 30 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the car.  

Ray was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center on multiple charges related to the weapons and drugs and is being held on $200,000 bail. 

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, please contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at 909-477-2800. If you choose to remain anonymous, call We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME or go to 

Refer: Deputy Damon Baca

Station: Rancho Cucamonga

Phone No. 909-477-2800

Case No. 112203260 

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Rancho Cucamonga Police Department
10510 Civic Center Dr
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-477-2800

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