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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:               June 12, 2014/10:43 p.m.

Incident:                  Failure to Yield/Traffic Collision

Location:                 35400 block of Avenue H., Yucaipa

Suspect(s):              David Hamening, age 27 of Yucaipa


On Thursday, June 12, 2014, at approximately 10:43 p.m., deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department  responded to the 35400 Block of Ave H, reference a vehicle being driven recklessly in a field. Upon arrival, deputies located a green, full-size, Ford truck stopped in the field south of Ave H. As deputies attempted to make contact with the driver, later identified as Hamening, fled past the deputies patrol vehicle out onto the street and accelerated west on Ave H. The deputies activated their emergency lights and siren and pursued the truck. The truck continued accelerating a short distance to the intersection of Bryant Ave and then turned south. As the truck was making the S/B turn, the driver lost control, drove over the east curb of Bryant and collided with the block wall of a residence in the 13400 Block of Bryant Ave.


Hamening was transported by ambulance to Loma Linda University Medical Center for a complaint of pain. He was treated and upon release was arrested, transported and booked into the West Valley Detention Center for Felony Evasion, Driving While Under the Influence and violations of parole.  He was found to be on felony parole for burglary as well as, felony probation for Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Refer:        Deputy E. Urban

Station:      Yucaipa Police Department

Phone No.:  (909) 790-3105



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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