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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Saturday July 23rd, 2022 :: 12:16 p.m. PDT


Victorville Man Arrested for Pointing a Rifle at a Woman and her Children While Making Threats

DATE/TIME: July 15, 2022 / 6:18 p.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed, Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale, Assault with a Firearm on a Person, Child Abuse with Possible Gross Bodily Injury/Death, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Prohibited from Owning Ammunition, Large Capacity Magazine, Criminal Threats with Intent to Terrorize

LOCATION: 15000 block of Second Street, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Francisco Macias Jr., 35-year-old male resident of Victorville

VICTIM(S): Confidential female resident of Victorville

SUMMARY: On Friday, July 15, 2022, at 6:18 p.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from a female in fear for her and her children’s lives.  The victim reported a male subject exited his residence while his children were next to him and pointed a rifle at the victim while making threats and claiming he was with the cartel.  

Deputies arrived on-scene and made announcements for the occupants to exit, to which they complied.  Francisco Macias, Jr. was one of the occupants and identified as the suspect.  Deputies discovered Macias was a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm.    

A search warrant was served at the location which resulted in the recovery of the AR-15 used to threaten the victim, a high-capacity magazine, methamphetamines, and additional evidence related to this case.

Macias was transported and booked at High Desert Detention Center and later released from custody on a bond.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Tricia Blake, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

Case No. 172208177

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

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

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Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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