On May 4, 2021 at 4:39 pm, Ontario Police Officers were in the City of Los Angeles to locate and arrest a known homicide suspect, Antonio Valdez. Valdez, a 34-year-old male Ontario resident, had shot and killed his roommate on May 1, 2021. An arrest warrant had been issued for Valdez related to this murder.
While on surveillance, officers identified Valdez as he entered a vehicle. As Valdez drove away, a marked Ontario Police unit attempted to stop Valdez’s vehicle. Valdez refused to stop and led officers on a short pursuit. Valdez crashed into a parked vehicle in the 100… Read More
Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department arrested three individuals in connection with catalytic converter thefts.
On Friday, May 7th, 2021 at approximately 12:38 A.M., Ontario Police officers responded to the 2000 block of E. Mulberry Court after receiving a report of a catalytic converter theft that had just occurred.
Responding officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was seen leaving the area. Officers contacted the three occupants, Erick Cubias, Mario Ramirez-Mendoza and Julio Martinez all who reside in the Los Angeles County area. During the… Read More
Every year, the Summer at Ontario City Library reading program offers free engaging activities and prizes for program participants of all ages. From June 1, 2021 through July 9, 2021 participants of all ages can register for the reading program online at ontarioca.beanstack.org or at the library and can start tracking their progress, write book reviews and receive rewards. In addition to fun prizes, keeping children reading during the school break helps combat “summer slide” — the tendency for kids to lose academic progress from the… Read More
Due to the observance of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9th, the City of Ontario is pleased to announce the next citywide yard (garage) sale weekend is Friday, May 14, 2021, through Sunday, May 16, 2021. If rainy conditions exist on that Friday or Saturday, an alternate yard sale may be held on May 21, 22, and 23, 2021.
In 2010, the City adopted a yard sale ordinance giving residents the opportunity to hold more sales each year on fixed dates and eliminating the need for yard sale permits and fees. The rules for signs (one 6 square foot sign on the owner’s property) and… Read More
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
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