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December 13, 2017
The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on December 15, 2017 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. The Ontario Police department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label, you might be... Read More
December 4, 2017
Police have arrested the juvenile suspect seen in the video throwing a cat into the street. Police were notified early Saturday morning of a video depicting a male subject intentionally throwing a cat into the street. Officers immediately started investigating the incident and were able to identify the suspect later that afternoon. Police have been working leads since that time and located the suspect on foot at approximately 1:45pm this afternoon. Ontario Officers spotted the suspect near 7th Street and Berlyn Ave in the City of Upland, at approximately 1:45pm. When the suspect saw... Read More
December 3, 2017
Detectives are looking into what led up to the double stabbing on Friday night in the 800 block of East Nocta Street. On Friday, December 1, 2017, at approximately 6:40 pm Officers were sent to a large fight call involving several subjects in the middle of the street. When officers arrived several people scattered leaving two subjects behind, both suffering from stab wounds. One victim, a 16 year-old Ontario, resident was air lifted to Loma Linda Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. A second stabbing victim was driven to a local area hospital, his injuries were... Read More
December 2, 2017
On Saturday December 02, 2017, the Ontario Police Department received information regarding the abuse of a kitten by a young man. The abuse, which depicted the suspect throwing the small kitten into the air causing it to land in the street a distance away, was captured on video and shared via social media.  Ontario Police immediately launched an investigation into the incident that eventually lead them to identify a 16-year-old male believed to be responsible for the abuse of the kitten. The suspect, who will not be identified due to his age, has not yet been located and... Read More
December 1, 2017
*UPDATE* During the continued search of “Cactus City” area, and with cooperation from suspect Dalen Ware, Ontario Detectives were led to the discovery of a shallow grave. This grave contains the suspected remains of Julia Jacobson and her dog Boogie. The remains were discovered near the I-10 Freeway and Box Canyon Road with the aid of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Cadaver dog Ellie. The remains found are consistent with a female adult and a dog. This discovery was possible due to the combined efforts of the Ontario Police Department, the San Diego Police Department, the San... Read More
November 29, 2017
On Wednesday, November 29th, a multi-agency search will be conducted connected to the Julia Jacobson murder investigation. The area search will be conducted by more than 120 personnel from four different agencies. They will be searching the rural desert area in Riverside County known as “Cactus City”. The agencies involved include Ontario PD, San Diego PD, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Search teams are looking for evidence connected with the Jacobson Murder Investigation. Information gathered during this investigation has... Read More

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