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February 20, 2019
Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on February 22th, 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, particularly those... Read More
February 6, 2019
Ontario, Calif. – The Ontario Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on February 8th, 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, particularly those... Read More
February 1, 2019
Ontario Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of a 55-year-old Ontario man, in the area of Fourth Street and Vine Avenue, in the City of Ontario. Police were called to the scene of the shooting yesterday evening at approximately 7:23 PM. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim laying in the street 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. Three juvenile suspects were reported fleeing the scene prior to... Read More
February 1, 2019
Ontario Police arrested two suspects involved in a home invasion robbery that occurred last night. On January 31, at approximately 10:15 PM, Ontario Police Dispatch received a disturbance call in the 3200 block of South Centurion Place in which two masked males were seen running from a garage. Within three minutes, an Ontario officer located a vehicle as it was leaving the neighborhood. The suspect led officers on a short pursuit in which a handgun was thrown from the vehicle and recovered by officers. After a short time, the suspect yielded and was taken into custody without... Read More
January 23, 2019
Traffic investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver involved in a fatal hit and run collision.  On January 12th, 2019 at approximately 4:39 AM, a 22 year old Ontario resident was stuck by a motorist in the intersection of Mission Blvd and Euclid Ave. After the collision, the suspect vehicle continued to drive east on Mission Blvd.  The suspect vehicle is a dark (possibly red) colored minivan. The vehicle should have collision damage to the front of the vehicle.  Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to call the Ontario... Read More
January 14, 2019
Ontario Police arrested a man suspected of setting fire to seven vehicles at the Folk Inn, located at 204 N. Vineyard Avenue.  This incident took place on Saturday, January 13, 2019 at 1:50 AM when a suspect poured gasoline onto a vehicle in the parking lot and then lit it on fire. The gasoline spread to six other vehicles, engulfing them in flames before the Ontario Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire. The fire caused the evacuation of several hotel guests at both the Folk Inn and the neighboring hotel, the Azure Hotel. Neither building nor any people were harmed... Read More

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