Homeowner Shoots Burglar

By SB Sheriff’s Dept.   Rancho Cucamonga- On Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 6:16 a.m. deputies responded to 911 calls reporting shots heard in the neighborhood. Deputies arrived and contacted a homeowner who told them he heard noises in his garage and went to investigate the sounds. Upon entering his garage, he was confronted by […]

Crime Recap

Courtesy of the SBCSD and RCSD Iowa Fugitive, Frank French, Arrested in Fontana DATE/Time: Friday May 19, 2017 / 2:00 PM LOCATION: Sierra Way/Baseline Road, Fontana SUSPECT: Frank French, Caucasian male, 72 years old, of Council Bluffs Iowa VICTIM: Confidential SUMMARY: On May 19, 2017, Specialized Enforcement Division personnel assigned to the United States Marshals […]

Woman Charged With Murder In DUI Crash That Killed Child

By SBSD   SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.  – A 34-year-old Redlands woman has been charged with murder and multiple counts in connection with a DUI crash in San Bernardino that killed 3-year-old Michael Flores. Crystal Fuentes was arrested Thursday after striking and killing the child who was crossing Base Line Street in a crosswalk with his […]

8 Warrants End In Marijuana Bust

Staff Reports San Bernardino – The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team worked with the California National Guard Counterdrug Task Force and the San Bernardino County Land Use Services Department to conduct an investigation regarding illegal marijuana cultivations or commercial marijuana activity. Eight warrants were put out as well as one follow up […]

25 Year-old Cold Case Solved

Staff Reports San Bernardino – On May 27, 1991, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (SBCSD) responded to the report of a death in the 1800 Block of Santa Fe Avenue. When deputies arrived, they found the victim, Cynthia White, dead from strangulation. Homicide detectives interviewed numerous possible suspects until the case went cold in […]

Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

Staff Reports Rancho Cucamonga- On September 13, the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department responded to an incident in the 10900 block of Terra Vista Parkway in Rancho Cucamonga. As the deputies approached the residence, they heard several gunshots coming from inside of the home. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, “Deputies believed the series […]

Arrests At Nocturnal Wonderland Festival

Staff Reports San Bernardino- The Nocturnal Wonderland Festival was held at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, about 22,844 people attended and 176 arrests were made after day 4 on September 4. The gates opened up around 4 p.m., as the festival goers entered the grounds, they were searched, and their ages were confirmed […]

SCAM ALERT

SBSD   There is currently a plethora of scams out there aimed at getting your money. Criminals will continue coming up with different scams to get your money by either tugging at your heart strings or putting fear in you through a threat, often perceived to come from a government agency such as the IRS […]

Woman rescued at CH State Park

Staff Reports  Chino Hills- On September 3 at Chino Hills State Park, 56 year-old resident of Yorba Linda, Mary Glaser was hiking a trail at the Chino Hills State Park where she had slipped and fell. The California State Park Rangers responded to the incident and requested the assistance of the Sheriff’s Aviation Unit. Glaser […]

SB Man attempts to flee

Staff Reports San Bernardino- On August 31, a suspect was arrested for felony evading in the area of 1st Avenue and Vermont Street in San Bernardino. The suspect was identified as 44 year-old Patrick Hughes who is a resident of Apple Valley. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, “Deputy Kostiuk was on patrol […]

Kidnapping Victim Able To Escape

Staff Reports San Bernardino County- On August 24, four suspects were identified for kidnapping, assaulting with great bodily injury, conspiracy and false imprisonment on a victim. The victim was only identified as a male, who was near the Indian Springs High School, severely beaten with multiple injuries to the face and upper body covered in […]

Chino Resident at Illegal Marijuana Site

Staff Reports   San Bernardino- On August 23, Chino resident, Derek Michael Katata was arrested while a search warrant was served by the Investigators from the Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team by deputies from the Highland Police Station in the 25470 E. Baseline Street area. Through investigation, the Enforcement Team found evidence of the location being […]

Fraud Alert!

Staff Reports San Bernardino County- Recently, on August 24, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department sent a press release in regards to a man calling and representing himself as someone from CALFIRE. The man has been calling local residents to ask if they would like to participate in sending donations to the people who had […]

3 Die After HARD Event

Staff Reports Fontana– On July 30 and 31, the HARD Summer Music Festival was held at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. After the two day musical festival, three people passed away. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department released the three persons listed below who had attended the Hard Summer Music Festival: Derek Lee, […]

Chino Man Sentenced In Human Trafficking Case

Photo Courtesy: San Bernardino County District Attorney

Staff Reports Chino– A Chino man was sentenced to state prison on Thursday June 2, for sex trafficking an 18-year-old victim. James Anthony Otis, 36 years old, was sentenced to 40 years in prison. The victim was originally from Michigan, who moved to California and met Otis and his live-in girlfriend Sonya. Sonya was the […]

Three Arrested In Connection To San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

Three People Connected to Shooter in San Bernardino Terrorist Attack Arrested on Federal Conspiracy, Marriage Fraud and False Statement Charges By Thom Mrozek, Public Affairs Officer of the United States Attorney’s Office RIVERSIDE, California – Three people with family connections to Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the perpetrators of the December 2, 2015 terrorist attack at the San […]

Sex Offender Compliance Check

Courtesy of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department SAN BERNARDINO– For the past 45 days, detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Crimes Against Children detail have continued to verify the residency status of sex offenders within the county of San Bernardino. San Bernardino County currently has over 5,000 registered sex offenders residing throughout the various […]

Text To 9-1-1 Service Now Available

Courtesy of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dept. Chino Hills – Hearing- and speech-impaired members of the community or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1 now have another option to call for help in an emergency – Text to 9-1-1. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the California Highway Patrol (CHP), […]

Deputies Reassigned to Unincorporated Areas

Courtesy of the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s request for one detective and six deputies to be reassigned to the Chino Hills Station to improve law enforcement services for the Mission Corridor. The area includes an estimated four square miles of unincorporated […]

Sheriff Warns of False Kidnapping Scams

Staff Reports San Bernardino County – Last week, several victims in various cities in the County of San Bernardino have received phone calls from unknown suspect(s), claiming their child/children had been abducted. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is warning the public of these alleged kidnapping phone scams that are on the rise. These scams […]