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April 12, 2019

Officers responded to a medical assist at 204 N. Vineyard Avenue (Folk Inn). The call initially came into police dispatch from the hotel staff that found an adult male unresponsive.

The Ontario Fire Department arrived on scene, and pronounced the man deceased. The San Bernardino County Coroner’s office was notified. During the initial examination by the coroner’s investigator, detectives could see no visible signs of injury that might have caused his death. Detectives will have to wait for the Coroner’s autopsy examination in order to establish a cause of death.

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April 10, 2019

A spectacular celebration of the arts and culture and the talented people who for many years have nurtured it locally will take place Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Ontario Museum of History & Art.

The first Ontario Arts and Culture Awards will be presented by the Ontario Museum of History & Art, Associates, and the City of Ontario. 

The event will honor three cornerstones of arts and culture in this region -- legendary artist Tony Sheets; the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, an institution fostering artistry of the past and future; and… Read More

April 10, 2019

Ontario, CA – Ontario Police are investigating an explosion that injured three people at an apartment complex earlier this evening. 

Just after 8:00 PM, Ontario Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to the 1900 block of East Yale Street for a report of an explosion at an apartment. As patrol personnel arrived on scene, they discovered a two-story apartment on fire with multiple people injured. Ontario Fire Fighters acted quickly to extinguish the flames before they could spread to any adjacent structures and provided care for the wounded. 

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April 10, 2019

 Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 12th, 2019, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. 

DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing. 

The Ontario Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs,… Read More

April 9, 2019

On exhibition April 11, 2019 through June 9, 2019, the Tenth Biennial Ontario Open Art Exhibit features a fantastic array of art from talented artists of the region. Sponsored by the Ontario Museum of History & Art, Associates, this juried exhibition is one of the Museum’s most anticipated exhibition by artists and the art community.  For the past eighteen years, visitors have enjoyed viewing 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork with a wide range of subject matter and technique.  The Ontario Openfeatures both established and emerging artists who use a… Read More

April 9, 2019

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