DA Finds Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Chino Justified

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO – The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the fatal officer-involved shooting of 56-year-old Stephen Austin of Chino by Chino Police Officer John Burg, Coproral Margarito Jacquez and Sergeant Nicholas Marotta by on March 9, 2016. Based on the facts presented in the reports and the […]

Mother Kills 2-Year-Old; Sentenced To Life

By Marissa Mitchell San Bernardino, California – Last week a mother who physically assaulted her 2-year-old with what would become fatal injuries was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison. On May 12, Hesperian mother Jaimi Roberts, 24, was sentenced for the crime she had been found guilty for on March 22 of […]

Gang Member Sentenced To 80 Years To Life For Murder

SBC PD SAN BERNARDINO. – A documented gang member with a prior strike conviction has been sentenced to 80 years to life in state prison for the murder of 25-year-old Roy Craddock. Juan Fuentes, 26, of San Bernardino, was sentenced Friday at the San Bernardino Justice Center by Superior Court Judge J. David Mazurek after […]

Illegal Marijuana Plants Seized

Staff Reports San Bernardino- A search warrant was served on August 9 at 8068 Sunnyside Avenue in San Bernardino for the cultivation of marijuana. Deputies from the Central Station responded to calls for service in the area and discovered the illegal marijuana growth when they notified the Gangs/Narcotics Division. Once the search was conducted, suspect […]

SB County DA Named President

Photo Courtesy: San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office

Staff Reports   San Bernardino– On July 18, San Bernardino County released that District Attorney Mike Ramos was sworn in as President of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA). This ceremony was held in Boston, Massachusetts and Ramos was honored during the NDAA’s 2016 Summer Conference and National Victim’s Right Summit. The former NDAA President, […]

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 […]

FBI Unlocks Terrorist’s iPhone

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO– The government has asked a United States Magistrate Judge in Riverside, California to vacate the order that would have compelled Apple to assist the FBI in unlocking the iPhone 5C that was used in the San Bernardino terrorist attack last year. With the recent assistance of a third party, the Department […]

Sex Offender Living With 5 Kids Arrested

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO-  A convicted sex offender who had five children living in his home in San Bernardino has been arrested. Keith Lavinge has been convicted twice for the sexual assault of a child under the age of 14, and he is required to register his home address with authorities.  Investigators found that Lavinge […]

CarMax Crash Fugitive Sought

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO-  A Union City, CA  man charged with killing a CarMax salesman has been declared a fugitive. Alex Demetro, 28, allegedly crashed a Corvette into a tree during a test drive around 12:45 p.m., February 23, on Mercedes Lane in Ontario.  Witnesses told police that the driver was traveling at a high […]

San Bernardino County Jail Prisoners Sue Over Jail Conditions

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO- Two prisoners in the San Bernardino County jails filed a federal class action lawsuit today, claiming that conditions in the jails are unconstitutional. George Topete and Zachary Shovey claim that the jails are depriving them of basic medical and mental health care, and protection from harm.  They also allege that the […]

San Bernardino Co. Sheriff Helps Out Homeless Vet

Staff Reports San Bernardino – Jack was lying on a piece of cardboard in Perris Hill Park when San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputy Collins and Jones approached him one afternoon. Once a decorated Vietnam veteran and business owner, Jack had hit rock bottom and given up on life after his wife’s death in 2010. He […]

Shooting in Chino Hills Ruled Justified

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO– The fatal officer-involved shooting of Peter John Oien, 47, of Chino Hills, by three San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies on Nov. 18, 2013 was justified Tuesday by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office. According to the police report, on Nov. 18, 2013, at approximately 7:52 p.m., Chino Hills Sheriff’s deputies […]

Inland Empire: Man Sentenced to 135 Years

Staff Reports SAN BERNARDINO- After jury deliberations that lasted less than an hour, a Michigan man was found guilty last month on nine counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Edward Thomas, 53, was sentenced for his crimes at the West Valley Superior Court in Rancho Cucamonga on January 19. Thomas received 135-years-to-life in […]

Catholic Church Tagged by Vandal

Staff Reports San Bernardino – County Sheriffs are searching for a male suspect after a Catholic church was tagged with graffiti last Friday, Jan. 8. In black paint, the suspect spray painted offensive symbols including swastikas and pentagrams on the outside walls and front entrance doors. Last Friday at approximately 2:25 a.m., deputies responded to […]

Inland Empire: 32 Honored for Saving Lives

Deputies honored for their life-saving actions pictured with Sheriff McMahon.

Staff Reports San Bernardino County –The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department on Friday, Dec. 18, recognized 32 personnel and citizens whose actions contributed to saving many lives. Sheriff John McMahon presented the individuals with the awards and praised their heroic deeds at the event. “I couldn’t be more proud of the professional character displayed by […]

The Day San Bernardino Stood Still

By Monique Valadez SAN BERNARDINO – On the morning of Dec. 2, Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, of Redlands, who worked as an inspector with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, attended an employee holiday gathering at the Inland Regional Center. According to police, Farook left the gathering abruptly and returned with his wife […]

Food Drive Benefits Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

Local Efforts in Inland Empire Part of Nationwide Goal to Provide 2 Million Meals To Feed Children Over Summer Month Information courtesy of Kim Kimbriel  Riverside– Knowing that kids can’t have summer fun on an empty stomach, Caliber Collision is launching its 4th annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive from June 8th through June 26th to benefit the […]

Chino: City Seeks Volunteers For Annual Homeless Count

STAFF REPORTS Chino – The City of Chino and the San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership are seeking volunteers to help count the homeless population in Chino. The count is an annual event that will take place on Thurs., Jan. 22, 2015, from 6 to 10 a.m. Volunteers will be grouped into teams of three and assigned to […]

San Bernardino County: Massive Outdoor Marijuana Cultivation Seized

STAFF REPORTS   San Bernardino County – The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (SBSD) has issued an advisory that on August 20 and 21, Enforcement Team Deputies conducted investigations resulting in the service of nine search warrants at residential properties in various unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County, including the communities of Joshua Tree, Landers, […]

San Bernardino: Shootings Rampant

Shootings in San Bernardino

STAFF REPORTS   San Bernardino – A multitude of shootings have occurred in the City of San Bernardino in the last week, making local citizens fearful and concerned that they are not safe even in their own homes. The week started out with a smoke shop that erupted in gunfire on Mon., July 7. In […]