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Victorville man who claims to be with cartel arrested after pointing gun at woman and her children – VVNG.com

VICTORVILLE, CA (VVNG.com) — A previously convicted felon arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at a woman and her children, claiming to be a cartel member, has been released from custody on bail, officials said.

On Friday, July 15, 2022, at 6:18 p.m., the sheriff’s dispatch received a call from a woman in fear for herself and the lives of her children.

According to the sheriff’s statement, “the victim reported that a man came out of his apartment while his children were with him and pointed a rifle at the victim while making threats and claiming to be with the cartel. “

The deputies arrived at the scene and announced the householders to come out, which they did.

Francisco Macias, Jr., 35, a Victorville resident, was one of the occupants and has been identified as the suspect. Deputies discovered that Macias had a felony conviction and was prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Sheriff’s officers served a search warrant at the location which resulted in the recovery of an AR-15 used to threaten the victim, a high capacity magazine, methamphetamine and additional evidence related to this case.

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

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

Callers who wish to remain anonymous are encouraged to call the We-Tip hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you can leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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Victorville man who claims to be with cartel arrested after pointing gun at woman and her children – VVNG.com

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