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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Friday August 5th, 2022 :: 04:15 p.m. PDT


Yucaipa Road Rage Incident Leads to the Arrest of a Probationer who was in Possession of a Firearm

DATE/TIME: August 3, 2022 / 7:45 p.m.

INCIDENT:    PC245(a)(2); Assault with a Firearm, PC417(a)(1); Brandishing a Firearm, PC29800(a)(1); Felon in Possession of a Firearm, PC1203.2; Violation of Probation 

LOCATION:  35000 block of Yucaipa Blvd., Yucaipa

SUSPECT(S): Joseph Prado, Age 21, Resident of San Bernardino 

On Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at about 7:45 p.m., Joseph Prado was involved in a road rage incident. During the incident, Prado produced a firearm and pointed it at the victim. The victim and bystanders were able to provide responding deputies information that lead to the identification of Prado as the suspect.

Prado was found to be on active probation for violation of PC245(a)(2); Assault with a Firearm. Deputies authored an arrest warrant for Prado and contacted the Sheriff’s Specialized Enforcement Division (SED) to assist in apprehending Prado. 

On Thursday, August 4, 2022 at about 12:41 a.m., personnel from SED took Prado into custody without incident in San Bernardino. A firearm was recovered at the scene. Investigators from the Yucaipa Station Detective Bureau responded to continue the investigation. Prado was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center on multiple felony charges, including a no bail hold for violating his probation terms. 

Anyone with informaiton regarding this incident is urged to contact the Yucaipa Police Station at 909-918-2305. Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or got

Refer:         Deputies S. Olvera or D. Brandt 

Station:      Yucaipa Police Station

Phone No. (909) 918-2305

Case No. 142202541

SHANNON D. DICUS, 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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