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April 10, 2019

 Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 12th, 2019, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. 

DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing. 

The Ontario Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs,… Read More

April 9, 2019

On exhibition April 11, 2019 through June 9, 2019, the Tenth Biennial Ontario Open Art Exhibit features a fantastic array of art from talented artists of the region. Sponsored by the Ontario Museum of History & Art, Associates, this juried exhibition is one of the Museum’s most anticipated exhibition by artists and the art community.  For the past eighteen years, visitors have enjoyed viewing 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork with a wide range of subject matter and technique.  The Ontario Openfeatures both established and emerging artists who use a… Read More

April 9, 2019

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department is continuing its search for a man who committed lewd acts at Creekside Park yesterday.  

Several juveniles reported seeing the male who had exposed himself while in the park that morning. One juvenile female reported the suspect reached out and physically touched her as she walked by, however he was not exposing himself at that time.  Additional information has been received that the suspect may have committed similar acts at this location in the past.

Investigators were able to complete a composite sketch of the suspect… Read More

March 29, 2019

(Ontario, California, March 29, 2019) –- Ontario has been named one of 20 finalists for the 2019 All America City Award by the National Civic League. 

The award, given to 10 communities each year, celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities, counties, tribes and regions that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges. This year’s theme was “Creating Healthy Communities through Inclusive City Engagement.” 

“These finalist communities are building healthy communities through… Read More

March 27, 2019

Ontario Calif. – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Ontario Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies statewide stopping drivers who violate California’s hands-free cell phone law.

On April 4 and April 19, Ontario Police Department will have additional officers on patrol looking specifically for drivers on their phones.

Last year, Ontario Department issued 508 citations to drivers texting, calling or performing another function on their phone. Distracted driving is dangerous, especially when it involves a cell phone. According to… Read More

March 27, 2019

Ontario Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of an 18 year old Ontario man in the area of Rosewood Court and Del Norte Avenue, in the City of Ontario.

Police were called to the scene of the shooting early this morning at approximately 12:17 AM. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim lying on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound. The Ontario Fire

Department arrived on scene, treated and immediately transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and died.

Information received from witnesses… Read More