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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:     Thursday, August 28, 2014/ 11:40 A.M.

Incident:     Two subjects arrested after short foot pursuit in Highland.

Location:     27000 Block of Baseline Street, Highland

Suspect(s):     Joseph Burhop, 28-year-old resident of Oak Hills

                        Morgan Huckabaa, 46-year-old resident of Highland


Deputies from the Highland Sheriff's Station responded to a business located in the 27000 block of Baseline Street regarding an individual who was harassing customers in front of the store. The deputy made contact with a person matching the description provided by the reporting party. He was later identified as 28-year-old Joseph Burhop. The deputy attempted to detain Burhop by handcuffing him. After getting one handcuff on, Burhop fled on foot. A perimeter was established in the area where Burhop was last seen running. After a lengthy search, Burhop was found hiding inside the residence where 46-year-old Morgan Huckabaa lives. After an investigation was completed, it was determine Burhop and Huckabaa are associates of one another. 


Burhop was arrested for resisting a peace officer, and Huckabaa was arrested for aiding and abetting.  Both were booked at Central Detention Center.

Refer:  Deputy M.  Sellers

Station:    Highland Station

Phone No:    909-425-9793

Case No:    131403632

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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