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
(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
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
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
Annual State of the City focused on investment, safety, innovation, community life, and opportunity
(Ontario, Calif., March 20, 2019) – On Wednesday, March 20, the Ontario City Council hosted nearly 900 business leaders for its annual State of the City at the Ontario Convention Center. The event attracted representatives from the business, development, and real estate community from all over Southern California for a world class networking event with the region’s top deal makers.
“Our State… Read More
Ontario, Calif. — St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties impaired.
This St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), the Ontario Police Department will have additional officers on patrol from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM ready to stop and arrest drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
According to data from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), one person was killed and 48 others were… Read More