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February 1, 2023

The Ontario Police Department will hold a DUI Checkpoint on February 3rd from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location within Ontario city limits.

Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a history of DUI crashes and arrests. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by deterring drivers from driving impaired.

During the checkpoint, officers will look for signs that drivers are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

With the easing of stay-at-home restrictions and more bars and restaurants being… Read More

January 30, 2023

The Ontario Museum of History & Art and guest curators Riea Owens and Dr. Patricia Jessup-Woodlin invite you to our upcoming exhibition, We the People: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, running from Thursday, February 2, to Sunday, April 16, 2023. The Preamble states, "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United… Read More

January 22, 2023

The Ontario Police Department arrested Jorge Munoz for a homicide that occurred at the Coastal Pacific Food Distributors located within the 1500 block of E Mission Boulevard.

On January 21, 2023, at approximately 5:30 PM, officers from the Ontario Police Department responded to Coastal Pacific Food Distributors regarding reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive adult male inside the location. Officers performed life saving measures, until Ontario Fire Department arrived on scene. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced… Read More

December 28, 2022

Ontario Police Officers have arrested Philbert Hernandez, a 72-year-old male, in connection with numerous child molestations spanning several decades.

On May 23, 2022, the Ontario Police Department investigated Hernandez as the named suspect in several child molestation cases that occurred at multiple residences in the City of Ontario. This initial investigation led to the identification of additional victims and incidents.

At the time of the assaults, Hernandez was employed as a photographer for numerous photography firms across southern California. These firms… Read More

December 21, 2022

Ontario’s Mayor and City Council on Tuesday night unanimously appointed Debra Porada to serve as Mayor pro Tem, for a two-year term, through 2024.

Porada was first elected to the Ontario City Council in December 2008. Prior to her election to the Ontario City Council, Porada served as an elected member of the Ontario-Montclair School Board, an appointed member of the Ontario Planning Commission, a member of the Ontario Community Block Grant Committee, a San Bernardino County Museum Commissioner, and a member of the Ontario-Montclair School District Measure T Oversight… Read More

December 16, 2022

The Ontario Police Department will hold a DUI Checkpoint on December 19th from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location within Ontario city limits.

Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a history of DUI crashes and arrests. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by deterring drivers from driving impaired.

During the checkpoint, officers will look for signs that drivers are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

With the easing of stay-at-home restrictions and more bars and restaurants being… Read More