Chino Hills resident arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

Jamora Augustus of Chino Hills arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

Date/Time Occurred: January 30, 2018 / 8:00 PM Crime or Incident: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Location: 4300 block of Val Verde Avenue

Suspect: Jamora Augustus, 37-year-old resident of Chino Hills


On January 30, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Augustus Jamora assaulted the victim at her residence. Jamora held a hand gun to the victim’s head and threatened to kill her, then physically assaulted the victim’s relative, who attempted to intervene. Jamora fled the residence to an unknown location before Chino Hills officers arrived. Emergency Protective Orders were granted for the victims, and a warrant for Jamora’s arrest was authored.

The following day, Jamora returned to the victim’s residence, and was armed with a gun. Responding deputies surrounded the location and conducted evacuations of nearby homes and businesses. Deputies conducted public announcements, instructing Jamora to surrender, but he refused. Jamora barricaded himself inside the residence for approximately one hour, then attempted to escape from the rear of the residence. Jamora was quickly apprehended and taken into custody without incident.

Jamora was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for charges of Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Threats, and violation of an Emergency Retraining Order.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Deputy G. Livingston at the Chino Hills Police/Sheriff’s Station at (909) 364-2000. If you wish to remain anonymous you may contact WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME.