Activity Log

We will periodically update this Activity Log page with brief details of any significant calls or unusual activity that our department is involved in. This log is not a comprehensive list of all Police activities

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Recent Activity

May 17, at 2:04 a.m.
Officers responded to the 900 block of N. Florence Avenue several times throughout the night regarding subjects fighting. In each incident, one of the parties involved was gone prior to police arrival. On the fourth incident, one of the involved parties was located outside the residence and arrested for PC 647(F) (Public Intoxication).
May 16, at 9:00 a.m.
the Detective Division was contacted by Retail Theft Investigators from Ralphs Grocery Company advising that there was possibly a semi-truck trailer of stolen plastic pallets at a business in the 900 block of S. Rancho Avenue. With the assistance of the Ralphs Grocery Investigators, a search warrant was executed at the business and approximately $13,000 in stolen plastic pallets were recovered. At this time the investigation is on-going
May 15, at 6:23 p.m.
(Assault with a Deadly Weapon), Officers responded to the 900 block of Florence Avenue in reference to a Hispanic male adult brandishing a handgun. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle and intentionally rammed an occupied vehicle. Report will be forwarded to the Detective Division for follow-up.
May 15, at 5:36 p.m.
Officers responded to multiple reports of shots heard in the 1700 block of Ridge View Lane. Upon arrival, suspect was seen collecting spent shell casings and refused to comply with Officers. During negotiations with the suspect, he complied and was taken into custody. A search warrant was served at the residence where a 9mm handgun was recovered. Suspect booked into Central Detention Center for PC 29800(a)(1) (Felon in Possession of a Firearm) and PC 246 (Discharge of Firearm into an Inhabited Dwelling). See Press Release
May 14, at 11:16 p.m.
(Felony Spousal Abuse), Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of E. Washington Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers were confronted with a violent subject who was preventing anyone from reaching the victim who was screaming for help. When Officers attempted to take control of the suspect, he became more combative and attacked the Officers. Suspect was arrested and charged with several felony charges and booked into West Valley Detention Center.
May 14, at 9:20 p.m.
Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of E. Washington Street in reference to a shooting that evolved from a large group disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers did not locate any of the parties involved, however did locate ammo casings. The casings were collected as evidence.
May 14, at 5:31 a.m.
(Strong Arm Robbery), Officers responded to the 100 block of W. “F” Street in reference to a strong arm robbery that had just occurred. The victim stated that she was punched in the face by known suspect and had her bicycle and purse stolen. The suspect was located with the property and positively identified. Suspect was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center for PC 211 (Robbery).
May 13, at 7:44 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1100 block of N. 10th Street in reference to a subject threatening to kill himself and fighting with family members. Upon arrival, the subject became combative with Officers and was taken into custody. The subject was subsequently transported to ARMC Behavioral Health for a 72-hour evaluation.
May 12, at 8:12 a.m.
Officers responded to the 1200 block of E. Washington Street regarding a subject causing a disturbance. Upon arrival to the area, a subject matching the description was contacted. The subject fled on foot onto the I-215 freeway and traffic was stopped in both directions of the freeway, after the subject was nearly struck several times. Subject was detained and arrested for PC 148 (Resist Arrest) and booked into West Valley Detention Center.
May 12, at 7:11 a.m.
Officers responded to the 1100 block of S. Mt Vernon Avenue in reference to a subject smashing the glass bus stops with large rocks. The subject was contacted and arrested for PC 594(B) (Felony Vandalism) and booked into West Valley Detention Center.
May 11, at 12:37 p.m.
Officers responded to the 800 block of E. Washington Street in reference to an armed robbery which had just occurred. The victim and suspect met at above location to complete a sale of a cell phone. During the transaction, the suspect produced a black semi-automatic handgun and stole the victim's cell phone. Case forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up.
May 11, at 12:57 a.m.
Officers responded to a vehicle burglary in the 1500 block of E. Cooley Drive. Upon arrival, one of the suspects foot bailed from the location. A foot pursuit ensued and the subject was later taken into custody. Suspect booked into West Valley Detention Center for PC 459 (Burglary).
May 10 at 8:14 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1900 block of N. Rancho Avenue in reference to two subjects who attempted to commit a beer run. One of the suspect’s was detained at the scene by store employees and the other suspect fled the scene and not located after an area check was conducted. Suspect detained was charged with Attempt Robbery, after it was learned that the suspect had attempted to hit employees in an attempt to flee the location. Suspect booked into Central Detention Center.
May 10, at 7:47 p.m.
Officers responded to the area of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Centerpointe Drive in reference to a man armed with a knife on an Omni-trans bus. Once Officers arrived on scene, the bus was evacuated of all passengers and contact was made with the suspect. The suspect refused to comply with Officers commands and force was used to place him under arrest. The suspect arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for PC 148(a)(1) (Resisting Arrest).
May 10, at 8:23 a.m.
Officers were involved in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle in the area of the I-10 freeway and Pepper Avenue. The pursuit concluded in the City of Fontana after the vehicle was involved in a traffic collision. Driver of the vehicle was arrested for CVC 2800.2 (Felony Evading) and other felony charges. He was booked into West Valley Detention Center. The passenger arrested for a drug charge.
May 8, at 2:34 a.m.
Officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a U-Haul truck in the area of Virginia Avenue and Illinois Avenue. The U-Haul truck failed to yield and a pursuit ensued. The suspect foot bailed in a residential area. The suspect's clothing was located and Colton Police K-9 was deployed for a search. K-9 led Officers to a backyard where suspect was located. Suspect booked into West Valley Detention Center for CVC 2800.2 (Felony Evading).
May 7, at 1:59 a.m.
Officers responded to the 1100 block of Santo Antonio Drive in reference to a stabbing. Officers made contact with victim, who stated that while crossing the street, he was approached by three Black male adults who asked him if he was from "South-Side." Before the victim could leave, he was assaulted by all suspects and slashed with a knife on the left forearm. The victim was transported to hospital. An area check was conducted with negative results. Report forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up.
May 6, at 9:24 p.m.
Officers responded to Laurel Street and Bordwell Avenue in reference to a vehicle that collided into a signal pole. Upon arrival, the driver was located inside the vehicle and found to be DUI. Minor damage was located to the pole. The driver was arrested for CVC 23152 (Driving under the Influence). A traffic collision report was taken and City Property Damage Report was completed and forwarded to Human Resources
May 6, at 8:06 p.m.
Officers responded to the 200 block of N. 9th Street in reference to a subject attempting to open guests' rooms. Upon contact with Officers, suspect began to fight and use of force was applied in order to take suspect into custody. The suspect was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for PC 148 (Resist Arrest).
May 5, at 5:23 p.m.
(Strong Arm Robbery), victim and suspect met at in the area of Rancho Avenue and Valley Blvd for an Offer Up sale. The suspect pulled a firearm out and demanded the victim's cell phone that victim was selling. Suspect fled the location with victim's cell phone. An area check was conducted with negative results.
May 4, at 3:49 p.m.
(Arson), Officers responded to Agua Mansa Road and Miguel Bustamante to assist Colton Fire with traffic control during a vegetation fire. While at the scene, a witness advised he observed a White male adult intentionally start the fire. Evidence was located to indicate the fire was arson. Case forwarded to Detective Division for review.
May 4, at 7:44 a.m.
(Homicide), Officers responded to the 300 block of E. Valley Blvd., in reference to a victim on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest area. The victim was non responsive and transported to ARMC Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Detectives responded to the scene and took over the investigation. Investigation is ongoing. See Press Release
May 1, at 2:50 p.m.
(Robbery), Officers responded to a business located in the 900 block of RV Center Drive in reference to a suspect who stole property from the parts department. Employees attempted to stop the suspect and suspect attempted to run them over with his vehicle. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival. Report will be forwarded to Detective Division for additional follow-up.
April 29, at 4:21 p.m.
(Robbery), Officers responded to an armed robbery that had just occurred in the 1100 block of N. Pepper Avenue. The store employee advised that a White male adult had pointed a black handgun at her and demanded money from register. Victim complied and the suspect fled the location on foot. An area check was conducted with negative results. Report forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up.
April 29, at 1:54 a.m.
(Robbery / Carjacking), Officers responded to a report of a carjacking that had occurred in the 300 block of N. Sperry Drive. The victim went to a motel to meet with two female friends when he was confronted by a Hispanic male adult inside motel room. Suspect stole personal items from victim including victim’s vehicle. Suspect and females drove away from location in the victim’s vehicle and were not located after an area check. Report forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up.
April 28, at 5:55 a.m.
driver collided into a city owned signal light located at La Cadena Drive and Barton Road. Signal light was broken at the base, exposing electrical wires. City Streets and Electric Dept. responded to the scene. The driver was found to be DUI and arrested for CVC 23152. City Property Damage Report was forwarded to Human Resources.
April 19, at 8:55 p.m.
suspect enters business located in the 1900 block of N. Rancho Avenue and conceals numerous items on his person. While attempting to leave, the suspect motioned as if he had a gun and told the employees not to follow him. Prior to suspect fleeing the location in a vehicle, an employee was able to obtain the license plate. Report to be forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up investigation.
April 19, at 12:20 p.m.
Officers responded to a single vehicle traffic collision in the 1600 block of N. Bordwell Avenue. Upon arrival, the driver attempted to reach for a loaded handgun inside the vehicle. The suspect was found to be on active parole and in possession of drugs. He was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for HS 11370.1 (Possession of a Controlled Substance while Armed) and PC 3056 (Parole Violation).
April 18, at 12:04 p.m.
Officer contacted two subjects that were identified from a Riverside Police Department wanted flyer in the 100 block of E. “L” Street. The suspects were wanted for robbery. Both suspects were positively identified and booked into Central Detention Center on unrelated charges. Riverside Police was notified. Case is ongoing.
April 17, at 7:16 p.m.
(Criminal Threats), suspect arrested at ARMC Hospital for making death threats towards the victim and victim’s children. The suspect was booked into West Valley Detention Center.
April 17, at 10:50 p.m.
Officers responded to ARMC Hospital in reference to security fighting with a subject. Upon arrival, there were approximately twenty family members fighting over the death of a family member. Officers assisted security in removing subjects from the property.
April 17, at 10:17 p.m.
Officer assigned to ARMC Hospital assisted security with escorting a subject recently discharged off the property. The suspect was found to have a methamphetamine pipe and placed under arrest. He was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for HS 11364 (Possession of Drug Paraphernalia).
April 16, at 10:48 a.m.
Officers responded to 600 N. Colton Avenue in reference to a man with a gun call. Upon arrival, a suspect matching the description was detained. No weapon was located, however, Officers were flagged down by a victim who advised that the subject detained had just robbed him of jewelry. Suspect was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for PC 211 (Robbery) and additionally drug charges.
April 16, at 12:09 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1900 block of N. Rancho Avenue in reference to multiple calls of a subject walking around the business with a large machete. The subject was contacted and uncooperative with Officer. He was subsequently arrested for PC 148 (Resist Arrest) and booked into West Valley Detention Center.
April 15, at 10:16 p.m.
(Vandalism), Officers responded to the 300 block of N. La Cadena Drive in reference to an audible alarm call. Upon arrival, a window was located broken. It was determined that entry was not made inside the business.
April 16, at 3:03 a.m.
(Possession of Marijuana for Sales), Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by three subjects in the area of Street and “H” Street. During the investigation, two unregistered rifles along with over a pound and a half of marijuana was located. All three subjects were arrested on numerous charges and booked into County jail.
April 14, at 11:57 p.m.
(Attempt Homicide), suspect arrested in the 1000 block of E. Washington Street after stealing a co-worker’s vehicle and attempting to run victim over.
April 12, at 3:44 p.m.
Officers responded with Colton Fire Dept. to the 1600 block of N Virginia Drive in reference to an unresponsive male subject. Upon arrival, a nineteen year old male was found to have overdosed on heroin and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The County Coroner's office was contacted and took over investigation.
April 11, at 2: 31 p.m.
Officers responded to a stabbing victim in the 800 block of E. Washington Street. Upon arrival, the victim was located and treated at the scene by Colton Fire Dept. The suspect who is known to the victim fled the scene prior to police arrival. Case will be forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up.
April 11, at 12:43 p.m.
Officers responded to a strong armed robbery of and elderly male adult in the 600 block of E “G” Street. It was learned that a Hispanic male adult had forcefully taken the victim’s wallet and fled the area on foot. An area check was conducted with negative results.
April, 11 at 12:02 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1400 block of E. Washington Street in reference to a subject who had approached employees at the business and exposed himself. The subject was located, positively identified by employees and arrested for PC 314 (Indecent Exposure).
April 11, at 11:50 a.m.
Officers responded to the 1900 block of W. De Carman Drive to assist San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Upon arrival, the garage was found to contain a large amount of identity theft equipment. Detectives were notified and served a search warrant. Numerous items related to identity theft and credit card fraud were located. Also recovered were over 2000 fraudulent credit cards, cards readers, skimmers, computers and tools used to reproduce or manufacture the credit cards. The investigation is ongoing.
April 10, at 10:39 a.m.
Officers responded to subjects fighting in the 800 block of E. Washington Street. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim that had been struck with a golf club. The suspect was located in an apartment and a search warrant of his residence was conducted in an attempt to recover the weapon. The suspect was booked into West Valley Detention for PC 245 (Assault with a Deadly Weapon).
April 10, at 2:39 a.m.
non-injury traffic collision occurred at Agua Mansa Road and Rancho Avenue where a single vehicle collided into an AT&T telephone pole. Streets Department was called out and Agua Mansa Road at Rancho Avenue and Miguel Bustamante Lane was closed. AT&T was contacted due to the damaged pole.
April 9, at 1:48 a.m.
armed robbery occurred in the 1000 block of S. Mt. Vernon Avenue. The victim, a store employee advised that a Black male adult armed with rifle, demanded money and fled location prior to police arrival. An extensive area check was completed with negative results. Case forwarded to Detective Division for follow-up.
April 6, at 8:53 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1200 block of Cantara Street in reference to an in progress residential break-in where the victim was attempting to detain the suspect. Upon arrival, the suspect began to fight with Officers. During the altercation, three Officers sustained minor injuries. The suspect was arrested for PC 243(b) (Battery on an Officer) and PC 459 (Burglary). Suspect was transported to a local hospital for pre-booking treatment and subsequently booked into West Valley Detention Center. The Officers were treated and released from hospital. See Press Release
April 6, at 3:22 p.m.
Officers responded to the 300 block of E. “B” Street in reference to a domestic dispute where the suspect had made criminal threats to the victim and threatened to shoot it out with police if contacted. The suspect fled prior to police arrival and was not located. The following day, Officers responded to location in reference to a female heard screaming. The suspect was located in the alleyway with injuries he sustained after intentionally crashing his vehicle into a block wall. Prior to being booked into County Jail for PC 422 (Criminal Threats) and PC 594(B) (Felony Vandalism) he was transported to ARMC for treatment.
April 5, at 12:34 a.m.
suspect arrived at the known victim’s residence located in the 800 block of N. 12th Street. The suspect forced the victim into his vehicle and drove away. Victim’s mother notified the police department. Officers located the suspect’s vehicle abandoned and the suspect on foot leaving the area. Suspect arrested for PC 207 (Kidnapping) and booked into Central Detention Center. The victim was found at her residence unharmed.
April 5, at 12:09 a.m.
(Armed Robbery), victim approached in the parking lot of motel located in the 300 block of N. Sperry Drive by a Hispanic male adult, armed with a handgun and riding a bicycle. Suspect took the victim’s property before fleeing location. The suspect was not located at that time. Several hours later, a subject matching the description was located in the 100 block of E “H” Street and detained. The subject was found in possession of items matching the victim’s stolen property. He was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center for HS 11364 (Possession of Drug Paraphernalia) and PC 211 (Robbery).
April 4, at 3:51 p.m.
(Assist Other Department), Officers responded to an area check reference a carjacking suspect fleeing from a traffic collision on the eastbound I-10 freeway and Rancho Avenue. Officers located the suspect in the area of 10th Street and “O” Street and arrested the suspect without incident. The investigation was turned over to the California Highway Patrol.
April 4
Colton Police School Resource Officers with the assistance of Colton Joint Unified School District Public Safety conducted a truancy sweep throughout the City of Colton and Grand Terrace. The sweep resulted in 13 contacts and 4 citations issued.
April 1, at 6:23 p.m.
Officer observed an occupied stolen vehicle in the area of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Cooley Drive. Responding Officers arrived and removed the occupants from the vehicle. Through initial investigation, the vehicle was found to have recently been sold to the driver.
April 1, at 10:00 a.m.
Officers responded to the 1600 block of S. Laurelwood Avenue in reference to a female who committed suicide. The female decedent had a history of depression and attempted suicide in the past. No signs of foul play were observed. The Coroner’s Office was notified and responded to the scene to investigate and recover the body.
April 1, at 1:19 a.m.
Officer attempted to stop a motorcycle for vehicle code violations in the area of Pepper Avenue and Valley Blvd. The rider failed to yield and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended in the City of Bloomington. The suspect was apprehended after laying down the motorcycle. Motorcycle was found to be stolen. Suspect arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for CVC 2800.2 (Felony Evading) and PC 496d(a) (Possession of Stolen Vehicle).