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January 10, 2018
The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on January 12, 2018 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
January 8, 2018
Police are increasing patrols in an attempt to locate a man who exposed himself to a student on her way to school this morning. At approximately 6:10am this morning, a 14-yr-old female student was walking to the bus stop near the intersection of Turner Avenue and Fourth Street. As she approached the bus stop, she saw a silver, newer model SUV, with a paper rear license plate, already stopped on Turner Avenue, south of Fourth Street. The suspect, who was described as a Hispanic male in his 30's, 5-5, medium build, wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans, was... Read More
January 5, 2018
Ontario Police are investigating a traffic collision which resulted in the death of a man who was pushing his vehicle. The collision occurred on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at approximately 11:45 PM in the 800 block of East Mission Boulevard. The deceased, a 26 year-old male from Chino, was pushing his vehicle in the westbound lanes of Mission Boulevard while his mother steered the car. As he was pushing, the suspect vehicle collided with the victim, causing fatal injuries. The suspect, Shayne Ary, a 21 year old male from Bakersfield, received minor injuries. He was suspected of being... Read More
January 4, 2018
Congratulations to the residents of the City of Ontario for being awarded 6th place in the National Night Out event, in Category 2, with populations from 100K- 300K. The award was received from the National Association of Town Watch, the sponsor of the national community crime and safety event. National Night Out took place on August 1, 2017 and saw 16,337 communities across the country come together with local law enforcement to share smiles, food and reaffirm a vested interest to make neighborhoods safer. In Ontario, Neighborhood Watch Group Block Parties took place in over 200... Read More
December 25, 2017
Ontario Police have arrested a man for the shooting death of his mother which occurred at their home in the City of Ontario. On December 25th at approximately 4:35 PM, Ontario Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of North Vine Avenue for a call of a possible shooting. The caller told police dispatch that he had accidentally shot his mother. Responding officers contacted the male who was taken into custody without incident. Officers then located an elderly female inside the residence who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the home by... Read More
December 20, 2017
This holiday season, Ontario Police Department will work around the clock to keep drivers and passengers safe as they search for impaired drivers. From December 15, 2017 through January 1st, law enforcement is partnering with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in a special year-end Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization to get impaired drivers off the street and to spread the word about this dangerous crime.  As part of the holiday enforcement campaign period, police, sheriff and the CHP will... Read More

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