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April 7, 2021

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police have arrested two men believed to be involved in an assault, which occurred at the Ontario Mills Mall.

On April 4, 2021 at 5:15 PM, suspects, Tuvorius Mencer and Terrell Plaines, physically assaulted an Asian couple after having an exchange of words regarding social distancing while inside of the Levi’s Outlet Store. During the incident, the suspects punched the victims multiple times, causing visible injuries. Two additional victims were also physically assaulted by the suspects when they attempted to intervene.

An Ontario Police… Read More

March 12, 2021

Ontario, CA – The Ontario, San Bernardino, and Riverside Police Departments have recently identified two suspects responsible for several unsolved rapes and sexual assaults in the Inland Empire. Our agencies have worked together to capture 42-year-old Kenneth Watson and 23-year-old Barnard Saddler, both of San Bernardino. Watson and Saddler are currently no longer a threat to the community as they are in custody.

In October of 2020, the Ontario Police Department investigated a sexual assault involving two male suspects in the area of Fourth Street and Cucamonga Avenue in… Read More

March 3, 2021

The Ontario Police Department has arrested two men believed to be responsible for a homicide, which occurred at a bar in the 1500 W block of Holt Blvd on February 7, 2021.

On February 7 at about 12:53 AM, suspects, Georgie Salazar Sr. and Georgie Salazar Jr., were involved in a fight with Daruis Baxstrum, a 29-year-old Ontario resident. During the incident, Baxstrum was shot and killed with a handgun.

George Salazar Sr., a 43-year-old male from Ontario, was arrested at his residence on February 11, 2021. Georgie Salazar Jr., a 24-year-old male from Montclair, was… Read More

February 26, 2021

Ontario Police have arrested a man in connection with catalytic converter thefts.

Kelven Caleft Menchu, was arrested on February 23, 2021 during a traffic stop for driving a stolen vehicle.  

During the investigation, it was discovered Menchu had multiple tools known to be used to steal catalytic converters. Menchu was in possession of multiple saw blades, a cordless reciprocating saw, and a vehicle jack at the time of the stop.

Menchu was booked at the West Valley Detention Center on charges of Grand Theft Auto and there are pending charges from the… Read More

February 4, 2021

On Monday, February 1, 2021 at approximately 3:53 p.m., Ontario Police officers responded to the area of the 2500 block of east Airport Drive after receiving a Flock camera notification for a wanted vehicle. The vehicle was possibly involved in a series of burglaries. The Flock cameras are automated license plate readers (ALPR), placed in designated areas of the city. The cameras capture license plate information allowing police dispatch to broadcast real-time information on the vehicle to patrol officers.

Officers located and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in… Read More

February 2, 2021

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department continues to be aggressive and vigorous in our enforcement efforts against street racing and reckless driving.

The Ontario Police Department works with the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), through grant funding, to enact programs providing effective means of eliminating fatalities, injuries, and economic losses resulting from street racing. The current Street Racing Enforcement program is led by Ontario Police Department Drag Net Officer M. Williams.

In recent months, the Ontario Police Department has conducted seven… Read More