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High Profile Cases

The following High Profile Case page is for general informational purposes only and is not to be relied upon as legal advice.

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You are advised that felony charges are merely accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

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Economic Crimes (Identity Theft, Insurance Fraud, etc)
Judith Oakes

Suspect: Ramon Fakhoury

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Sexual Penetration by Foreign Object, Sexual Battery, Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse

DOB: 6/10/1976

Court Case Number: FSB1104020

Prosecutor: DDA Tristan Svare

Synopsis: A family medical doctor has been accused of sexually assaulting four female patients while practicing at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Next Court Date: Readiness Calendar scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Department 14, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: Norco Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting At Least 2 Patients

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Suspect: Amy Hillrich

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): David Olvera, Emilio Saldana

DOB: 2/15/1973

Court Case Number: FWV1102225

Prosecutor: DDA Michele Elizalde-Daly

Synopsis: The defendants are accused of planning and murdering Hillrich’s 39-year-old estranged husband outside his office in Ontario.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial is scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 10, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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In the News: Police: Custody battle led to shooting

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Suspect: Stephen Kinzey

Co-defendant(s): Holly Robinson, Eric Cortez, Edward Freer, Chelsa Johnson, Hans Preszler, Elaine Flores, Wendi Witherell, Christopher Rikerd, Stepanie Padilla, Jeremy Disney

Charge(s): Possession of a Controlled Substance, Receiving Stolen Property, Street Terrorism, Conspiracy to Commit a Crime, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Firearm,

DOB: 4/3/1966

Court Case Number: FSB1104022

Prosecutor: DDA David Tulcan

Synopsis: A Cal State San Bernardino professor is accused of operating a methamphetamine drug operation.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Conference scheduled Jan. 8, 2015 in Department 12, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: A tale of two Stephen Kinzeys

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Suspect: Terrence Giberson

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Kidnapping, Oral Copulation/Sexual Penetration with a Child Under 10, Forcible Lewd Act Upon a Child, and Possession or Control of Child Pornography

DOB: 6/22/1959

Court Case Number: FSB1103660

Prosecutor: DDA Maryanne Choi

Synopsis: The defendant was arrested at his apartment complex after another girl in the complex allegedly saw a 4-year-old girl inside the unit. The victim was naked, screaming for her mother and banging on the window to draw attention.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 6, 2015 in Department 16, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: Redlands man to stand trial for sexual assault of 4-year-old girl

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Suspect: Jeffrey Burum

Co-defendant(s): Jim Erwin, Mark Kirk, Paul Biane

Charge(s): Conspiracy to Commit a Crime, Soliciting or Accepting a Bribe, Accepting a Bribe, Bribery, Asking for/Receiving a Bribe, Conflict of Interest, Forgery and Perjury.

DOB: 2/27/1963

Court Case Number: FSB1102102

Prosecutor: DDA Lewis Cope

Synopsis: The defendants are accused of conspiracy to secure a $102 million legal settlement to a land dispute between the county and Rancho Cucamonga developer Colonies Partners LP in November 2006.

Next Court Date: Hearing scheduled for Dec. 19, 2014 in Department 21, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: John Dino DeFazio

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Perjury

DOB: 12/20/1959

Court Case Number: FSB1000737

Prosecutor: DDA John Goritz

Synopsis: The defendant is the former Inland Empire Political Action committee chairman accused of lying to a Grand Jury about a political action committee that former county Assessor Bill Postmus secretly used to funnel bribes.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled June 5, 2015 in Dept. 16, San Bernardino Superior Court.

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In the News: Apple Valley developer arrested in connection with county corruption probe

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Suspect: Adam Aleman

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Vandalism

DOB:

Court Case Number: FSB802654

Prosecutor: DDA John Goritz

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of falsifying minutes to executive meetings for the Grand Jury and destroying evidence in the Assessor's Office investigation.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled for Jan. 30, 2015 in Department 21, San Bernardino Superior Court.

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Suspect: William Postmus

Co-defendant(s): Greg Eyler

Charge(s): Grand Theft, Misappropriation of Public Funds, Perjury, Drug Possession

DOB: 5/3/1971

Court Case Number: FSB902977

Prosecutor: DDA Lewis Cope

Synopsis: Postmus is accused of committing grand theft and misappropriation of public funds for employing people who failed to perform public service. Eyler is accused of grand theft and misappropriation for allegations that he drew pay from the county for work he did not perform.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled for July 17, 2015, Department 21, San Bernardino Superior Court.

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Suspect: Collin McGlaughlin

Co-defendant(s): David Smith, Cameron Thomson

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 10/26/1989

Court Case Number: FBA800042

Prosecutor: DDA Steve Sinfield

Synopsis: The defendants are accused of shooting two teens to death in an abandoned bunker in Helendale.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 5, 2014 in Department 2, Victorville Superior Court.

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In the News: Collin Lee McGlaughlin pleads guilty to High Desert bunker murders, gets life in prison

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Suspect: Antonio Uribes

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 5/17/1975

Court Case Number: FSB1003886

Prosecutor: DDA Tristan Svare

Synopsis: Following an argument over cleanliness and hygiene, the defendant is accused of repeatedly stabbing his 64-year-old mother to death.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 18, 2014 in Dept. 18, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: Police Say Hygiene Spat Led To San Bernardino Murder

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Suspect: Marcus Razario

Co-defendant(s): Ruth Ruffalo

Charge(s): Murder, Torture, Elder Abuse, False Imprisonment

DOB: 11/6/1960

Court Case Number: FBA1100585

Prosecutor: DDA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: Both defendants are accused of torturing Razario's 85-year-old father to convince him to testify in a child custody case.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 5, 2014 in Dept. 3, Victorville Superior Court.

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In the News: BARSTOW: Man arrested in beating of his dad, 90

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Suspect: Emmanuel Pimental

Co-defendant(s): Jesus Urzua

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 4/23/1986

Court Case Number: FSB1103091

Prosecutor: DDA Carey Epstein

Synopsis: The defendants are members of an Ontario-based gang accused of carrying out a triple slaying in a San Bernardino trailer park.

Next Court Date: Hearing scheduled Dec. 19, 2014 in Department 21, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: Four killed in 2 shootings in San Bernardino

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Suspect: Gilbert Sanchez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Kidnapping, Forcible Rape, Sodomy, False Imprisonment, Second Degree Robbery, Second Degree Commercial Burglary

DOB: 9/14/1961

Court Case Number: FVA701267

Prosecutor: DDA Carolyn Youngberg

Synopsis: Sanchez is accused of murdering 30-year-old Sylvia Galindo, an employee at the Fontana bakery where she was killed the night of Oct. 18, 2001. Galindo was allegedly raped and strangled to death with an electrical cord and wire coat hanger after closing time.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 16, 2015 in Department 11, Barton Plaza Court.

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Suspect: Ian Roderiquez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Torture, Child Abuse

DOB: 12/29/1975

Court Case Number: FSB1101328

Prosecutor: DDA Bobbie Mann

Synopsis: Roderiquez is charged with killing his 16-year-old son and torturing his wife and children.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 5, 2014 in Dept. 18, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Hector Meza

Co-defendant(s): Genesi Leon Ramirez, Jonathan Zuniga, Rovery Chico Zapata, Johnny Eugene Hernandez

Charge(s): Murder, Aggravated Mayhem, Torture, Arson Causing Great Bodily Harm

DOB: 5/29/1973

Court Case Number: FWV1102812

Prosecutor: DDA Kent Williams

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in the burning death of Meza’s ex-girlfriend.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 23, 2015 in Dept. 9, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Emmanuel De La Rosa

Co-defendant(s): Fernando Manual Salgado

Charge(s): Child Abuse, Attempted Sexual Penetration by Foreign Object-Minor Over 14, Attempted Sexual Penetration by Foreign Object, False Imprisonment by Violence, Failure to Report Suspected Child Abuse

DOB: 1/22/1994

Court Case Number: FVA1200872

Prosecutor: DDA Morrissa Cardoza

Synopsis: Both defendants are charged in connection with an alleged hazing incident that took place at a Fontana high school.

Next Court Date: De La Rosa is scheduled for Pre-Trial Dec. 5, 2014 in Dept. 10, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court. Salgado is scheduled for Sentencing Dec. 5, 2014.

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Suspect: Lavelle Robert Miller

Co-defendant(s): Taron Markel Anderson, Lemonta Markuis Maddox

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 10/12/1996

Court Case Number: FSB1200889

Prosecutor: DDA Denise Yoakum

Synopsis: The defendants are members of a San-Bernardino-based gang accused of murdering a 15-year-old Rialto boy near Arroyo Valley High School.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 19, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Ruben Jurado

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Attempted Murder

DOB: 1/11/1992

Court Case Number: FSB1105764

Prosecutor: DDA William Lee

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of shooting 22-year-old Christopher Sullivan at a house in San Bernardino.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Dept. 18, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Steven Carter

Co-defendant(s): Michael Andre Hall

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 12/15/1977

Court Case Number: FWV1202970

Prosecutor: DDA Carlo DiCesare

Synopsis: Upland man arrested for his role in a botched home invasion robbery in Ontario that led to a triple homicide.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Department 5, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Harby Ausbon Burden

Co-defendant(s): India Maria Waller

Charge(s): Murder, Torture, Assault on a Child Causing Death, and Child Abuse

DOB: 6/1/1985

Court Case Number: FSB058574

Prosecutor: DDA Bobbie Mann

Synopsis: The defendant is charged with the death of his 4-year-old son, who he is accused of striking several times after over a period of days. The victim had many broken bones, but ultimately died of blunt force trauma to the abdomen. The mother, India Waller, was also charged with the homicide because she was present during some of the beatings, but she failed to protect the child.

Next Court Date: Jury Trial scheduled Dec. 15, 2014 in Department 21, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: A San Bernardino man is accused of beating his 4-year-old son to death while in a rage

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Suspect: Dwight Kaczmar

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Sexual Penetration by a Foreign Object (Victim Under 14), Incest, Oral Copulation with a Child Under 10, Lewd Act Upon a Child, Forcible Rape, and Forcible Oral Copulation

DOB: 9/26/1971

Court Case Number: FBA1200536

Prosecutor: DDA Shannon Faherty

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of molesting and forcibly raping eight children over the last twenty-five years, including several family members

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled for Dec. 5, 2014 in Dept. 3, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Amanda Sorensen

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Assault on a Child Causing Death

DOB: 1/19/1991

Court Case Number: FVI1300104

Prosecutor: DDA Kathleen DiDonato

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of murder and assault charges stemming from the death of a 2-year-old girl who died from complications after eating chili powder.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled Jan. 12, 2015 in Dept. 8, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Luis Gilbert Sanchez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Multiple counts of Oral Copulation/Sexual Penetration with a Child Under 10, Lewd Act Upon a Child, Sex/Sodomy with a Child 10 years of Age or Younger, Possession of Matter Depicting Minor Engaging in Sexual Conduct, and Exhibiting Harmful Matter to a Minor.

DOB: 2/11/1983

Court Case Number: FVI900528

Prosecutor: DDA Kathleen DiDonato

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of sexually abusing his two step children, both under 10, for three years.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Department 4, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Esteban Saracho

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Attempted Murder, Child Abuse causing Great Bodily Injury, Aggravated Mayhem, Criminal Threats, and Resisting Executive Officer.

DOB: 10/14/1979

Court Case Number: FVI900469

Prosecutor: DDA Kathleen DiDonato

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of attacking his girlfriend and their three children with a box cutter at a motel in Victorville. The three children are ages, 2, 5, and 7 months old.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled for Jan. 23, 2015 in Department 3, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Christopher Lee Knox

Co-defendant(s): Rickiya Ronice Fulcher

Charge(s): Pandering by Procuring a Minor Over Age 16 and Pimping by Procuring a Minor Over Age 16

DOB: 4/10/1985

Court Case Number: FSB1300763

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: After being recruited by Fulcher, Knox allegedly forced the minor victim to walk the streets known for prostitution and perform sexual acts for money.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled Aug. 29, 2014 in Dept. 15, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Daron Whitworth

Co-defendant(s): Jacory C. Williams and Charmaine Williams

Charge(s): Human Trafficking, Pimping, Minor Under 16 Years of Age, Pandering by Procuring a Minor Under 16, Pimping, Minor Over 16 Years of Age, Pandering by Procuring a Minor Over 16, Procuring a Child to Engage in a Lewd Act, Unlawful Sexual Intercourse, Corporal Injury to Spouse/Cohabitant/Child’s Parent, False Imprisonment by Violence, Sodomy of Person Under 18

DOB: 1/7/1970

Court Case Number: FSB1205111

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: Whitworth is a family counselor charged with 44 felonies, including pimping, pandering and child abuse by coercing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution and selling her services on the Internet. This case is the result of an investigation conducted by investigators from the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force in conjunction with the San Bernardino County district attorney’s Bureau of Investigation.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 9, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Domonic Cooper

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Pimping, Minor Over 16 Years of Age, Pandering by Procuring a Minor Over 16, Unlawful Sexual Intercourse and Human Trafficking of a Minor for a Sex Act

DOB: 3/13/1980

Court Case Number: FSB1300804

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: The defendant is a documented gang member accused of pimping out a minor victim for sexual services on streets known for prostitution.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled Oct. 6, 2014 in Dept. 19, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Isiah Silke Mincey

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Kidnapping, Human Trafficking Involving a Minor, Pimping, Minor Over 16 Years of Age, Pandering by Procuring a Minor Over 16, False Imprisonment by Violence, Assault by Means Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury, Corporal Injury to Spouse/Cohabitant/Child’s Parent, Unlawful Sexual Intercourse, Pimping and Pandering by Procuring

DOB: 11/3/1984

Court Case Number: FWV1300334

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: Using an internet website, the defendant allegedly posted ads of the minor victim and then forced her to work as a prostitute.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 2, 2015 in Department 2, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Dennis Griffin Pease

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 4/6/1957

Court Case Number: FSB1203411

Prosecutor: DDA John Thomas

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the killing of a man whose body was found in the Cajon Pass in 2005.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 18, 2014 in Department 9, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Steve Sylvester

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 9/3/1954

Court Case Number: FVI1200149

Prosecutor: DDA John Thomas

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the 1992 murder of Robert Dennis.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled June 27, 2014 in Department 4, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Scott David Herr

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 8/17/1968

Court Case Number: FVI1300363

Prosecutor: DDA John Thomas

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the murder of a Bakersfield woman found dead in an Adelanto field.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Jan. 13, 2015 in Dept. 7, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Alfred Terrance Woods

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 8/18/1962

Court Case Number: FSB273436

Prosecutor: DDA John Thomas

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the 1991 killing of a man in a Highland apartment complex.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Dec. 8, 2014 in Department 12, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Scot Spencer

Co-defendant(s): Felice Luciano

Charge(s): Conspiracy to Commit a Crime, Perjury Under Oath, Preparing False Documentary Evidence

DOB: 11/24/1964

Court Case Number: FSB1301129

Prosecutor: SDDA Rob Brown

Synopsis: The defendants are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy and perjury charges in connection with corruption at the San Bernardino International Airport (SBIA) and related companies.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled for Jan. 8, 2015, in Department 17, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Jerome Rogers

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 2/24/1996

Court Case Number: FSB1301371

Prosecutor: DDA Cary Epstein

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the home invasion robbery and murder of 76-year-old Mary Beth Blaskey of San Bernardino in November 2012.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Dept. 18, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Jeffrey Allen Campbell

Co-defendant(s): Richard Eric Williamson

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 7/24/1963

Court Case Number: FBA1300167

Prosecutor: DDA John Thomas

Synopsis: Defendants are charged in connection with the 1991 murder of Scott Sprague, who was found shot to death inside the front passenger seat of his vehicle near Needles.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 19, 2014 in Dept. 9, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Joseph Floyd Dekelaita

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Child Abuse

DOB: 7/2/1988

Court Case Number: FVI1301163

Prosecutor: DDA David Foy

Synopsis: The defendant are charged with allegedly physically abusing a baby boy under the age of five over the course of several days.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Dec. 4, 2014 in Dept. 7, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jose Gomez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Attempted Murder of a Peace Officer

DOB: 5/28/1993

Court Case Number: FSB1302024

Prosecutor: DDA Cary Epstein

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the death of a 33-year-old man following a carjacking in Yucca Valley. After committing the alleged murder, the defendant and his partner--who later died during a shootout --led law enforcement on a car chase to San Bernardino, where they got into a gun battle with officers. A California Highway Patrol officer suffered a gunshot wound during the shootout.

Next Court Date: Hearing scheduled Jan. 16, 2015, in Dept. 21, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Kenneth Donter Mackey

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child - Oral Copulation, Sex/Sodomy with a Child 10 Years of Age or Younger, Oral Copulation/Sexual Penetration with a Child Under 10, Lewd Act Upon a Child

DOB: 12/20/1971

Court Case Number: FVI1301623

Prosecutor: DDA Brieann Durose

Synopsis: The defendant is charged for allegedly sexually molesting 8-year-old child multiple times.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 2, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Ryan Anthony Garcia

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Assault on a Child Becoming Comatose

DOB: 11/21/1991

Court Case Number: FWV1302061

Prosecutor: DDA Karen Schmauss

Synopsis: The defendant and his girlfriend were babysitting for the child's mother. The girlfriend called 911 when the baby stopped breathing.

It was later determined by investigators that the defendant became upset with the child and inflicted severe injuries on the baby, causing the child to stop breathing.



Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 2, 2014, in Dept. 12, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jeremy Daniel Walters

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon - Priors

DOB: 12/14/1975

Court Case Number: FVI1301746

Prosecutor: DDA Carrie Halgrimson

Synopsis: The defendant is accused of murdering an Apple Valley man a block away from Granite Hills High School.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 2, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Brian Lynn Bohn

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Kidnapping, False Imprisonment by Violence, Child Abuse, First Degree Residential Burglary, Receiving Stolen Property

DOB: 12/29/1979

Court Case Number: FSB1302483

Prosecutor: DDA Steven Sanchez

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with a fatal crash that left a doctor dead and the defedant's ex-girlfriend and their infant son hospitalized. During the crash the couple's 6-month-old son and the child safety seat he was in were thrown from the vehicle.

Next Court Date: Pending medical release, Bohn is currently awaiting arraignment.

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Suspect: Bianca Stanch

Co-defendant(s): Ronald Dean Greer, Jr. and Rayshawn Laurice Stanch

Charge(s): Murder, Torture

DOB: 12/5/1993

Court Case Number: FVI1300018

Prosecutor: DDA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: The Adelanto father and his girlfriend are charged with the murder and torture of his 4-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a shallow grave in the desert.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Dept. 4, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Miguel Alvarez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Attempted Muder of a Peace Officer and Possession of a Firearm by Felon with Priors

DOB: 7/26/1979

Court Case Number: FSB1303029

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Michael Stedman

Synopsis: The defendant is a 33-year-old San Bernardino man charged in connection with the shooting and wounding of a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy.

Next Court Date: Readiness Calendar scheduled Aug. 29, 2014 in Dept. 14, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Eduardo May

Co-defendant(s): Andrew Landeros

Charge(s): 1st Degree Residential Robbery, First Degree Burglary, False Imprisonment by Violence, Street Terrorism, Carjacking, Kidnapping for Carjacking, Kidnapping to Commit Another Crime

DOB: 7/5/1995

Court Case Number: FSB1303116

Prosecutor: DDA David Tulcan

Synopsis: Both defendants are charged in connection with allegedly assaulting and robbing a 90-year-old woman in San Bernardino. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Landeros is asked to contact Det. A. Rodriguez or the San Bernardino Central Station at (909) 387-3545.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 14, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Eric Newson

Co-defendant(s): Keijuan Tyrone Mayfield and James Love, Jr., and Albert Bernal

Charge(s): Attempted Murder of Peace Officer, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon - Priors

DOB: 11/13/1990

Court Case Number: FSB1303213

Prosecutor: Deputy DA David Tulcan

Synopsis: The three defendants--with alleged gang affiliations--are charged in connection with an ambush of two San Bernardino police officers.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in Dept. 9, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Manuel Madrid

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Assault on a Child Causing Death, Child Abuse

DOB: 9/3/1992

Court Case Number: FSB1303164

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Jane Templeton

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the death of a 10-month-old baby who died from injuries received from head trauma.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 6, 2015 in Dept. 12, San Bernardino Superior Court.

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Suspect: Edward Morales

Co-defendant(s): Richard Gonzalez (deceased), Alma Rosa Quezada, and Victor Morales

Charge(s): Murder, Second Degree Robbery, Carjacking, Kidnapping to Commit Another Crime, Arson of Property of Another, Accessory After the Fact and Second Degree Robbery

DOB: 11/30/1994

Court Case Number: FVA1301388

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Kim Kyung

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Alejandro Padilla of Fontana. Note: Gonzalez was initially charged awaiting preliminary confirmation that he had committed suicide while in custody prior to his arraignment.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 6, 2015 in Dept. R2, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jorge Palomo

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Attempted Murder

DOB: 10/3/1966

Court Case Number: FSB1303559

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Timothy Dixon

Synopsis: The defendant is charged with allegedly stabbing and killing his sister-in-law and wounding two other family members with a knife and ax.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 18, 2014 in Dept. 17 in San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Eric Robbins

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 8/30/1977

Court Case Number: FVI1302698

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with fatally shooting a 26-year-old AM/PM store clerk following a verbal altercation with the security guard prior to the shooting.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Jan. 20, 2015 in Dept. 9, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jimmy Morrison

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 4/4/1950

Court Case Number: FSB1303913

Prosecutor: DDA John Thomas

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the murder of 56-year-old Kathleen Dade, who was a director of a boys’ home in Redlands and was killed on June 15, 1988.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 18, 2014 in Dept. 9, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Shira Marie Hart

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Torture, Child Abuse,

DOB: 8/13/1984

Court Case Number: FSB1304131

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Bobbie Mann

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the abuse and torture of her 17-week-old baby boy.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 16, 2015 in Dept. 17, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Judith Oakes

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Embezzlement by Public or Private Officer and Public Officer Crime

DOB: 8/8/1964

Court Case Number: FVA1301808

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Jason Liso

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the suspected embezzling of $1.8 million from the Rialto Unified School District over eight years. Oakes was arrested by Rialto Police and booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga after she was recorded on video stuffing school lunch money into her bra.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 4, 2014 in Dept. 5, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jon Blaylock

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Assault by a Life Prisoner

DOB: 5/29/1969

Court Case Number: FWV033941

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Carolyn Youngberg

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the stabbing and killing of a Chino prison officer Manuel Gonzalez in 2005.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 16, 2015 in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court, Dept. R21.

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Suspect: James Ellis

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Street Terrorism

DOB: 6/23/1988

Court Case Number: FVI902692

Prosecutor: Supervising Deputy DA Britt Imes

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with a double homicide that happened across the street from Westside Park Elementary school in Adelanto over a drug transaction.

Next Court Date: Readiness Calendar scheduled Jan. 6, 2015 in Dept. V3, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Bertha Martinez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 10/16/1972

Court Case Number: FVA800162

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Norma Alejo

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with killing her husband and two daughters.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 5, 2014 in Dept. R6, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Sue Robert Seiuli

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Kidnapping to Commit Another Crime, Murder

DOB: 8/27/1979

Court Case Number: FSB1304695

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Beth Houser

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the murder of a woman whose body was dumped in a Redlands orange grove.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Jan. 20, 2015 in Dept. 17, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Chris Tilghman

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Torture

DOB: 12/23/1963

Court Case Number: FSB1304791

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Denise Yoakum

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the 1990 murder of a 5-month old child. When paramedics arrived on the scene, the baby was found unconscious and not breathing. Further investigation revealed that the baby had suffered from starvation and numerous broken bones. Anyone with information is urged to contact Sheriff’s Cold Case Detectives Jerry Davenport or Ryan Ford at (909) 387-3589.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 in San Bernardino Justice Center, Dept. 20.

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Suspect: Jorge Cisneros

Co-defendant(s): David mendez

Charge(s): Murder, Second Degree Robbery, Receiving Stolen Property

DOB: 4/23/1970

Court Case Number: FWV1303835

Prosecutor: DDA Kent Williams

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with robbing a check-cashing store in Chino and fatally shooting a female clerk.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 16, 2014 in Dept. 3, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Freddie Weston

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 12/2/1979

Court Case Number: FSB1305104

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Cary Epstein

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the home invasion robbery and murder of 84-year-old Lorna Gable. Gable’s 96-year-old husband, who is a wheelchair-bound World War II veteran, was also beaten during the robbery. He survived.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Jan 6, 2015 in Dept. 12, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Steven Dondero

Co-defendant(s): Christian Bunty and James Franklin

Charge(s): Murder, Conspiracy to Commit a Crime, Second Degree Robbery

DOB: 7/27/1976

Court Case Number: FBA1200690

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with the 1995 murders of Barstow residents Mark Adamson and Joseph Riley, who were murdered and buried in the desert following a drug deal.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 4, 2014 in Dept. 9, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Kevin Roach

Co-defendant(s): LeRoy Tyus Jr.

Charge(s): Murder and Attempted Second Degree Robbery

DOB: 12/16/1988

Court Case Number: FVI024908

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: The defendants are suspected of shooting 53-year-old Peter Roth just after the victim cashed in a lottery ticket. The victim was shot in the head. The other murder involved victim Dustin Diaz, who was shot to death in the laundry room of the house where he was staying. Tyus, who was 15 when he killed Dustin Diaz and Peter Roth, pleaded guilty to two counts of voluntary manslaughter and a gang charge, and was sentenced to state prison for 21 years.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 23, 2015 in Dept. 4, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Gerald Nance

Co-defendant(s): Lori Whipple

Charge(s): Murder and Arson of Property of Another

DOB: 7/24/1971

Court Case Number: FSB1102845

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Mallory Miller

Synopsis: The couple is charged in connection with the death of Lafe Humble. After meeting the victim at a Rialto restaurant, Whipple and Nance are accused of robbing him, beating him and then setting his truck on fire with his body still inside.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 5, 2014 in Dept. 15, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Juan Lomeli

Co-defendant(s): Jose Galindo and Jorge Cinco

Charge(s): Murder and Assault with a Firearm

DOB: 7/9/1970

Court Case Number: FSB1203785

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Monrreal

Synopsis: The defendants are accused of entering a San Bernardino tire store—wearing masks—armed with firearms and gunning down an employee and a customer.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 23, 2015 in Dept. 19, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: David Michael Younger

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Second Degree Robbery and Evading an Officer, Willful Disregard

DOB: 4/21/1964

Court Case Number: FSB1305356

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Cecilia Joo

Synopsis: The defendant--dubbed by the FBI as the "Button-Down Bandit"--is accused of holding up six Southern California banks.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset Hearing scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Dept. 12, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Terrin Hamilton

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder and multiple counts of Attempted Murder

DOB: 5/26/1992

Court Case Number: FVI1102056

Prosecutor: DDA Mari Braun

Synopsis: The defendant is charged with the murder of 16-year-old LeShay Walker after a fight broke out at a birthday party in Victorville.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Dept. V3, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Bryan McCaleb Jr.

Co-defendant(s): Pauvey King

Charge(s): Murder, Street Terrorism and Attempted Murder

DOB: 2/11/1991

Court Case Number: FVI1301031

Prosecutor: DDA Mari Braun

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Marquise Smith.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 19, 2014 in Department V2, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Yolanda Richardson

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 8/30/1973

Court Case Number: FVI1303648

Prosecutor: DDA Kathleen DiDonato

Synopsis: The 40-year-old Victorville woman is charged with choking and beating a man to death.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Dec. 8, 2014 in Dept. V9, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: David Torres

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 11/19/1991

Court Case Number: FVI1101609

Prosecutor: DDA Mari Braun

Synopsis: The 22-year-old defendant is charged in the 2011 shooting death of 17-year-old Brandon Nadler.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Department V4, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Aric Stocker

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Vehicular Manslaughter, Reckless Driving Caused Specified Injury and Leaving the Scene of an Accident

DOB: 9/25/1988

Court Case Number: FVI1300887

Prosecutor: DDA Shannon Faherty

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the death of 70-year-old Richard Fellows, of Apple Valley, who was killed in a car accident.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 23, 2015 in Dept. V2, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Manuel Swayze Jr.

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 7/20/1984

Court Case Number: FVI1303403

Prosecutor: DDA Joel Buckingham

Synopsis: The 29-year-old defendant is charged in the stabbing death of his 22-year-old brother at a Victorville apartment.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 15, 2015 in Dept. V7, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Michael Sullivan

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder and Possession of Firearm by a Felon

DOB: 6/29/1960

Court Case Number: FVI1301426

Prosecutor: DDA Shannon Faherty

Synopsis: The 52-year-old defendant is charged in connection with the shooting death of 29-year-old Ricky Lacour.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 17, 2014 in Department V8, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Ronell Bolden

Co-defendant(s): Phillip Peterson, Valerie Wildman and LaShawn Hay

Charge(s): Murder, Attempted Second Degree Robbery, Street Terrorism and Accessory After the Fact

DOB: 10/6/1991

Court Case Number: FVI1301535

Prosecutor: DDA Donna Kauffman

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection in the shooting death of 56-year-old Duane Murley of Victorville near an ATM.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 23, 2015 in Department V3, Victorville Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jordan Sartorio

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 10/26/1971

Court Case Number: FSB1400022

Prosecutor: DDA Cary Epstein

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the stabbing death of his estranged wife and his 6-year-old daughter.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 14, 2015 in Dept. 12, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Pablo Hernandez Jr.

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Attempted Murder, Kidnapping-Victim Under 14 and Child Abuse

DOB: 3/28/1988

Court Case Number: FSB1305608

Prosecutor: DDA Bobbie Mann

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with murdering his mother and severely wounding his sister.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 17, 2014 in Dept. 9, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Gladis Gutierrez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Pimping and Pandering by Procuring

DOB: 9/29/1980

Court Case Number: FWV1301902

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with running a prostitution-based aroma therapy business.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Dec. 10, 2014 in Dept. 18, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Jessica Fernandez

Co-defendant(s): Paul Gamboa and John Madrigal

Charge(s): Kidnapping, Second Degree Robbery, Criminal Threats, Human Trafficking to Commit Another Crime, Torture, Assault with Deadly Weapon, False Imprisonment by Violence

DOB: 1/16/1995

Court Case Number: FSB1400589

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with the beating and torture of a female victim in San Bernardino.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Conference scheduled Jan. 6, 2015 in Dept. 17, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Edly Atherley

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 11/14/1984

Court Case Number: FSB1305242

Prosecutor: DDA Melissa Monrreal

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with fatally beating and stabbing his estranged wife. After surrendering to the FBI in Florida, Atherley was returned to California February 5, 2013.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 22, 2014 in the San Bernardino Justice Center, Dept. 12.

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Suspect: Daniel Mays

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Possession or Control of Child Pornography

DOB: 10/4/1948

Court Case Number: FVA1400242

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Teresa Smith

Synopsis: The former Rialto school board president is charged in connection with possess­ing child pornography.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Dec. 8, 2014 in Dept. 18, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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Suspect: Dantijer Powell

Co-defendant(s): Jamie Cotton

Charge(s): Murder and Accessory After the Fact

DOB: 4/22/1995

Court Case Number: FVA1400156

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Jason Liso

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with the murder of a transgendered reality television actress.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court, Dept. 14.

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Suspect: Diego Dominguez Jr.

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder and Second Degree Robbery

DOB: 8/25/1979

Court Case Number: FWV1400654

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Kent Williams

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in connection with the shooting death of a security guard outside of a convenience store in Rancho Cucamonga

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Jan. 22, 2015, Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court, Dept. 15.

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Suspect: Anthony Gomez

Co-defendant(s): Christopher Marquez

Charge(s): Attempted Murder

DOB: 3/14/1982

Court Case Number: FSB1301863

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Jill Gregory

Synopsis: Both defendants are registered gang members charged in connection with the attempted murder of an off-duty State Correctional Officer who was shot multiple times at a Colton gas station.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 5, 2015 in Dept. 18, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Antonio Ramirez

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder, Attempted Murder, Accessory After the Fact and Assault with a Firearm Upon a Peace Officer

DOB: 1/5/1979

Court Case Number: FWV1402274

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Kyung Kim

Synopsis: Ramirez, a 35-year-old Fontana resident, is charged in connection with an attempted murder that occurred in Fontana. The following day, after the attempted murder, officers received information regarding the location of Ramirez. While officers were waiting in a vehicle outside the location, two men who were armed or appeared to be armed, approach the vehicle. Twenty-two-year old James Kofu of Fontana, was shot and killed by officers at the scene and Ramirez was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Jan. 7, 2015 in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court, Dept. 19.

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Suspect: Martin Mosby

Co-defendant(s): David Brass

Charge(s): Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Driving Under the Influence of an Alcoholic Beverage Causing Injury, Driving with a .08% Blood Alcohol Content Causing Injury and Accessory After the Fact

DOB: 11/26/1990

Court Case Number: FSB1403346

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Mallory Miller

Synopsis: Both men are charged in connection with a hit and run crash that killed a 13-year-old girl and injured two others in San Bernardino.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 2, 2014, in Dept. 12 of the San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Darin Couzens

Co-defendant(s): Robert Couzens and Anthony Prieto

Charge(s): Murder with Gang and Firearm Allegations and Attempted Murder

DOB: 5/29/1989

Court Case Number: FSB1403343

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Jill Gregory

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with the shooting death of Tomanisha Nichols outside a house party in San Bernardino. Click here to view media advisory released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 11, 2014 in Dept. 17 of the San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Steven Baumgartner

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 3/21/1961

Court Case Number: FSB1403133

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Rosa Clark

Synopsis: The defendant is a former Riverside County deputy sheriff accused in the shooting death of Michael Clark. The the shooting stemmed from a verbal dispute between neighbors. Click here to read the media advisory released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Conference scheduled Dec. 17, 2014, in Dept. 17 of the San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Larry Oswald

Co-defendant(s): Karen Taylor and Donal Collins

Charge(s): Murder, Sale or Transportation of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana for Sale and Possession of a Controlled Substance

DOB: 6/27/1981

Court Case Number: FWV1402748

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Michele Elizalde-Daly

Synopsis: The suspects are charged in connection with the slaying of a 23-year-old Montclair man who was the boyfriend. Following the shooting, it is alleged that the three fled the scene, changed clothes and attempted to hide the weapon which was later recovered by investigators.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Conference scheduled Dec. 15, 2014 in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court, Dept. 18.

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Suspect: Peter Sabala Jr.

Co-defendant(s): Theresa Sabala

Charge(s): Assault on a Child Causing Death, Child Abuse, Accessory After the Fact

DOB: 1/11/1988

Court Case Number: FSB1103905

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Jane Templeton

Synopsis: The defendant--a professional cage fighter--is charged in connection with the death of his infant son who suffered bruises on his stomach and genitals and a lacerated liver.

Next Court Date: Sentencing scheduled Jan. 15, 2015 in Dept. 17, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Gary Gonzales

Co-defendant(s): Lena Gonzales and Arlene Hernandez

Charge(s): Elder Abuse and Child Abuse

DOB: 7/25/1966

Court Case Number: FSB1403530

Prosecutor: DDA Andrew Turk

Synopsis: The three defendants are charged following a welfare check that uncovered an 85-year-old woman lying in her own feces and a 7-year-old child sleeping in a bed infested with cockroaches.

Next Court Date: Pre-Preliminary Hearing scheduled Dec. 2, 2014, San Bernardino Justice Center, Dept. 12.

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Suspect: Jose Fontenot

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 8/27/1991

Court Case Number: FBA1100269

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Shannon Faherty

Synopsis: Fontenot is charged in connection with the 2011 shooting death of his 71-year-old stepfather and the 2009 killing of a truck driver.

Next Court Date: Medical Hearing scheduled Jan. 9, 2015 in Victorville Superior Court, Dept. 4

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Suspect: Christopher Wilson

Co-defendant(s): Napoleon Phipps

Charge(s): First Degree Murder, Second Degree Robbery, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Shooting at Occupied Motor Vehicle and multiple gang allegations

DOB: 8/17/1988

Court Case Number: FWV1102433

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Tom Colclough

Synopsis: Both defendants are charged in connection with the shooting death of a 30-year-old man who was murdered outside of a convenience store in Ontario.

Next Court Date: Pre-Trial scheduled Dec. 19, 2014 in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court, R3.

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Suspect: Dale Morrison

Co-defendant(s): Tumeka Baker

Charge(s): Human Trafficking of a Minor for a Sex Act, Pimping of a Minor Under 16 Years of Age, Pimping, Pandering by Procuring, Pimping A Minor 16 Years of Age or Older and Pandering By Procuring a Minor Under Age 16

DOB: 1/6/1985

Court Case Number: FVI1402663

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Melissa Rodriguez

Synopsis: The defendants are charged in connection with operating a human-trafficking ring out of the High Desert, Ontario and Redlands area. Over the course of 4 months, investigators from the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force identified at least five female and two juvenile victims working as prostitutes for Morrison.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 5, 2014, San Bernardino Justice Center, Dept. 7.

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In the News: Victorville man, suspected human trafficking ringleader, arrested

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Suspect: Christopher Brandon Lee

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 9/12/1989

Court Case Number: FMB1400414

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: The defendant is charged with killing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, whose body was recovered by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department from a mine shaft outside of the Joshua Tree National Park. Click here to view the Sheriff's Department Press Release.

Next Court Date: Early Disposition Hearing scheduled Dec. 2, 2014 in Dept. M2, Joshua Tree Superior Court.

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In the News: Body of Marine’s missing wife found, boyfriend arrested

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Suspect: Jonathan Contreras

Co-defendant(s): Orlando Cruz and Gonzalo Medina

Charge(s): Attempted Muder of a Peace Officer and Possession of an Assault Weapon

DOB: 9/14/1993

Court Case Number: FSB1404046

Prosecutor: Lead DeputyDA Ron Webster

Synopsis:  All three defendants are charged in connection with a shooting incident that left San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia critically wounded. During the incident 38-year-old Alex Alvarado, who was identified by police as the shooter, was shot by Officer Garcia’s partner. Alvarado was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Dec. 15, 2014, San Bernardino Justice Center, Dept. 16.

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In the News:

3 charged in shooting of San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia

Three men charged in shooting of San Bernardino police officer

3 Men Charged in Shooting That Critically Injured San Bernardino Police Officer




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Suspect: Terry Dean McKinney

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Attempted Muder of a Peace Officer, Attempted Murder, Shooting at Occupied Motor Vehicle, Resisting Executive Officer

DOB: 12/22/1954

Court Case Number: FSB1404356

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Mallory Miller

Synopsis: The defendant was charged with multiple counts following a nine-hour standoff with police after he opened fire on an ice cream truck and later shot at officers.

Next Court Date: Medical Hearing scheduled Jan. 2, 2015 in Dept. 12, San Bernardino Justice Center.

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In the News: Man in Custody After Shooting at Ice Cream Truck, Standoff

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Suspect: Dennis McKenzie

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Criminal Threats, Stalking, Attempted Stalking and Attempted Criminal Threats

DOB: 9/1/1955

Court Case Number: FSB1304775

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Mononique Tervalon

Synopsis: Following his release from state prison, the defendant cut off his GPS monitoring device and made threatening phone calls to the family of an 80-year-old victim he raped in 2004.

Next Court Date: Motion Hearing scheduled Jan. 15, 2015 at the San Bernardino Justice Center

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Suspect: Pedro Duquesne

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder and Second Degree Commercial Burglary

DOB: 11/8/1958

Court Case Number: FSB1400771

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Kathleen Curtis

Synopsis: The defendant is charged with killing his former girlfriend—a mother of three children—at a Domino’s Pizza in San Bernardino.

Next Court Date: Motion Hearing scheduled Dec. 12, 2014 at the San Bernardino Justice Center.

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Suspect: Charles Merritt

Co-defendant(s): none

Charge(s): Murder

DOB: 5/2/1957

Court Case Number: FVI1404194

Prosecutor: Deputy DA Sean Daugherty

Synopsis: The defendant is charged in the deaths of Joseph McStay and his wife Summer, and their two young sons, 4-year-old Gianni and 3-year-old Joseph Jr.

Next Court Date: Disposition/Reset scheduled Jan. 30, 2015 in Dept. 21, San Bernardino Justice Center

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In the News:

McStay family homicides: Business associate arrested, charged with deaths

Cops: Suspect arrested in murder of McStay family

McStay Family Murders: Cops Charge Charles Merritt

'Cold and callous' murders of McStay family solved, authorities say



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