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.

 Recent Activity
Jan 26, 6:40 AM. Eastbound I-10 near Pepper
Officers responded regarding a major injury collision between vehicle and a pedestrian on the eastbound lanes of the I-10 freeway. Officers discovered that a Hispanic adult male subject was running on the freeway and he was struck by a passing vehicle. California Highway Patrol was called to the scene and Colton officers assisted in shutting down the freeway and providing California Highway Patrol with assistance during the investigation. No Report #
Jan 26, 12:03 AM. 1900 block of East Washington St
Officers responded regarding a domestic disturbance where a boyfriend and girlfriend who live together where arguing inside of their apartment. Officers discovered that the female subject had armed herself with a knife and stabbed the victim on his wrist and left upper chest area. Neither wound was life threatening, but the Colton Fire Department responded to the scene for treatment. The suspect was arrested at the scene and transported to County jail and booked for assault with a deadly weapon. Report # 15-00470
Jan 24, 11:16 AM. 900 block of East Shasta Dr
Officers responded regarding a report of a suspicious subject on the roof of a residence. The subject fled from police on their arrival, and a short foot pursuit ensued but the suspect was apprehended without incident. The suspect was discovered to be the victim's ex-boyfriend and officers determined that he had continuously stalked the victim. The victim has a restraining order pending. The suspect was arrested and booked into County jail. Report # 15-00450
Jan 23, 10:58 PM. Area of Olive and Pennsylvania
Officers responded regarding a report of a collision involving a pickup truck and a utility pole. Officers determined that the driver was not impaired. City streets responded to barricade the street, while the electric department responded to evaluate and repair the pole. No injuries were reported, a traffic collision report was taken. Report # 15-00437
Jan 23, 4:20 PM. 1400 block of East Washington St
Officers responded regarding a report of a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived, two suspects in the vehicle attempted to evade officers, but were blocked by the units behind the AM/PM on Washington. The driver refused to keep his hands in sight of the officers, but the subjects were eventually taken into custody. One suspect was arrested for resisting an officer and a Probation Hold and the other suspect was arrested for an outstanding warrant. Both were booked into County jail. Report # 15-00426
Jan 23, 11:34 AM. Area of Rancho Ave and Olive
Officers responded regarding a traffic collision with major injuries between a car and an Omni Trans Bus. The investigation is on-going, however it is believed that the vehicle was traveling at an unsafe speed and was not able to slow or stop for the bus. The driver of the vehicle sustained major injuries and was admitted into Arrowhead Regional Medical Center but was later transferred to Loma Linda University Medical Center for surgery. Report # 15-00422
Jan 23, 10:58 AM. Area of I-215 at La Cadena Dr
Officers responded to assist California Highway Patrol and Riverside Sheriff's Department with shutting down La Cadena, South of the I-215 due to a natural gas fire, and a gas leak. Volunteers were also called in to assist with traffic control. No report #
Jan 23, 10:39 AM. 200 block of North Mt Vernon
Officers responded regarding a robbery. The victim was in a parked vehicle at the location when four Hispanic adult male suspects parked a silver 4-door Lexus behind the victim’s vehicle. Three of the suspects exited and ordered the victim to open the door. When the victim refused, they used a baseball bat to break out a window and the suspects took a backpack from the victim and fled Northbound on Mt Vernon. Report # 15-00420
Jan 22, 9:57 AM. 700 block of North Mt Vernon
Officers responded to conduct a welfare check when a family member called and advised that the subject is bi-polar and possibly off his medication. The family member reported that the windows were broken out and kitchen appliances had been thrown out of the residence. When officers arrived, they additionally found that furniture had been turned over and items from the kitchen cabinets thrown around the residence. After there was no answer at the door, officers had to force entry and they found no one inside the residence. The residence was re-secured and family members contacted. Report # 15-00399
Jan 21, 10:19 AM. Alley, North of 200 block of West L St
An officer was patrolling the area when he saw a subject known to have active felony warrants. The subject was known to be wanted for a string of armed robberies in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties and he had eluded officers from multiple agencies & task forces for about 1 year. The subject was detained and taken into custody and booked into County jail for warrants and additional charges. Report # 15-00379
Jan 21, 12:39 AM. 1400 block of North Rialto Ave
Officers responded regarding a stolen vehicle. While the victim was on the phone reporting her vehicle to be stolen, an officer saw the vehicle enter an apartment complex. The suspect drove a short distance and then fled on foot, but was located and taken into custody. After the suspect was handcuffed and placed into a unit, he spat on an officer, and in the process of restraining the suspect, he kicked one officer in the face. The suspect was booked into County jail for resisting an officer among other charges. Report # 15-00372
Jan 20, 10:31 PM. 800 block of West Johnston St
Officers responded regarding a possible stolen vehicle report. The victim reported that she was with her boyfriend earlier that night in Fontana and he was involved in an assault. The victim and suspect had driven to Colton when the suspect forced the victim to give her keys and he stole her vehicle. A broadcast message was sent out and Fontana PD was also notified. Report # 15-00371
Jan 19, 7:15 PM. 1000 block of East Washington St
Officers responded regarding an attempted robbery. Two suspects wearing hoodies approached the victim, brandished a unknown type handgun and demanded her purse. Two of the victim’s friends yelled at the suspects and they ran to a waiting vehicle and fled Eastbound toward the I-215. Report # 15-00345
Jan 19, 6:13 PM. 1000 block of North Mt Vernon Ave
Officers responded regarding a robbery which had just occurred. Officers learned that a Black, or dark skinned Hispanic adult male suspect entered the Metro PCS store. He was armed with a black revolver and was wearing a ski type mask to cover his face and he ordered the victims down on the floor while he stole cash from the business. The suspect then fled on foot from the business. The robbery is consistent with others which have occurred in the area within the last month. The investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00344
Jan 19 6:04 PM. 1000 block of East Cooley Dr
Officers responded regarding a theft report. Officers made contact with the victim, who advised that while working out at the Gym, he observed that his car door was open and his dome light was on. The victim contacted and detained the suspect who had stolen approximately $1300 worth of property from inside the victim's vehicle. Officers took custody of the suspect and arrested him for grand theft. Report # 15-00343
Jan 19, 1:55 PM. 1000 block of North 7th St
Officers responded regarding a possible burglary in progress. Officers detained two suspects and investigation revealed that the suspects had forced entry into the residence. The suspects were arrested for burglary. One Hispanic adult female was booked into County jail and a Hispanic juvenile female was cited and released to her mother. Report # 15-00338
Jan 19, 1:45 PM. 1000 block of North Mt Vernon Ave
Officers responded to Plaza Las Glorias regarding a disturbance call. The on-site security advised that an adult male subject had attempted to punch her. The victim provided a suspect description, which was consistent with a known subject that officers had seen earlier in the day. The suspect was located in the local area and was detained for further investigation. During the investigation, the suspect became agitated and threatened to kill the officer. The suspect was positively identified by the victim and he was arrested and booked for making criminal threats and additional charges. Report # 15-00337
Jan 19, 3:58 AM. 1300 block of RV Center Dr
Officers were on patrol in the area of the Red Tile inn when they located an unoccupied stolen vehicle parked in the parking lot of the motel. Officers staked out the vehicle but no suspects were found. The vehicle was recovered. Report # 15-00331
Jan 18, 5:59 PM. Area of Rancho Ave and M St
Officers responded regarding a vehicle collision involving City property. A single vehicle lost control and collided with a chain link fence and fire hydrant. The driver and passenger(s) fled the location. One suspect was detained, but the investigation ongoing. Colton Fire Dept responded and shut off the water to the hydrant and Colton Water Dept took possession of the fire hydrant. Report # 15-00316
Jan 18, 3:58 PM. 1200 block of South Meadow Ln
An officer responded to the Police counter regarding an incident report. A mother brought her 12 year old son to Colton PD after his father hit him multiple times with a cord and closed fist. The juvenile had numerous visible injuries. The father was arrested and booked into County jail. Department of Children and Family Services responded and left the juvenile in the care of his mother. Report # 15-00314
Jan 18, 12:41 AM. Area of Latham and Olive
An officer was on patrol and conducted a bicycle check for a vehicle code violation. The subject was found to be in possession of a dirk or dagger and was arrested and cited. Report # 15-00305
Jan 17, 9:07 PM. 400 block of North Pepper Ave
Officers responded regarding a missing person. A 70 year old patient, suffering from dementia, walked away from the hospital at an unknown time. An area check was conducted assisted by Fontana regional helicopter, Eagle 1. Officers also contacted Ontario PD to have them check the subject’s last known address with negative results. There were no family members listed on his admission paperwork to contact. A missing persons report was taken and the subject’s description was broadcasted to the surrounding agencies. Report # 15-00302
Jan 17, 7:50 AM. 800 block of East H St
Officers responded regarding an unknown problem. Upon arrival officers found the front gate and front door of the residence to be damaged. Officers learned that that victim’s mother and her boyfriend forced their way into the residence. They assaulted the victim and demanded the keys to the victim’s vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries to her face and the suspects fled the location in her vehicle, striking two parked cars in the process. Both suspects have been positively identified and are still outstanding. The report was forwarded to the Detectives division for follow up. Report # 15-00289
Jan 17, 12:04 AM. 400 block of North Pepper Ave
The officer on duty at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center responded regarding a female employee who reported that she has been having problems with a former boyfriend stalking her and also showing up at the hospital. ARMC security staff reported to the officer that that the suspect was on his way to visit the female employee. Extra patrol of the surrounding area of the hospital was conducted by officers while security monitored the cameras. Officers contacted the suspect and he was arrested at that time for an active in-county warrant. The suspect was transported and booked into County jail. Report # 15-00286
Jan 16, 4:49 PM. Area of Washington and Mt Vernon
Officers responded regarding a disturbance where a female and male were seen arguing on the I-215 bridge near Washington Street. Callers were concerned that the female was going to jump over the rail onto the freeway. Upon arrival, officers located the female sitting on a concrete pillar, near the metal guardrail. The female was crying and advised that her boyfriend was gone. After speaking with the female, she agreed to go to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center to get assistance. No Report #
Jan 16, 11:16 AM. 2100 block of East Stewart St
Officers responded regarding a call of suspicious subjects. Two black males were seen jumping into the backyard of a residence. The males were observed looking into the windows and the caller suspected they were going to burglarize the residence. Upon arrival, officers located and detained three Black male suspects. An adult suspect was on parole for burglary, and one of the juvenile suspects was on probation for possession of a firearm. Further investigation revealed that a burglary had occurred. The suspects were arrested for burglary and additional charges. Two juveniles were booked into juvenile hall and the adult was booked into County jail. Report # 15-00279
Jan 15, 5:58 PM. 600 block of East F St
A patrol officer was driving by when he observed two suspects running away from a convenience store. A male juvenile suspect was stopped and found to have just committed a petty theft beer run. He was arrested, issued citation, and released to his parent. A female juvenile was detained briefly and released after the investigation determined she had not participated in the crime. Report # 15-00262
Jan 14, 12:11 AM. 500 block of West Birch Ct
Officers responded in assistance to Colton Fire Department regarding a fire. The fire was on the outside of the building involving unknown material left in parking lot of business. No report #
Jan 13, 2:27 PM. 2000 block of Colunga St
Officers responded regarding an attempted residential burglary. The victim heard the front doorbell ring, but elected not to answer. A short time later, the victim saw two male subjects attempting to force open the rear sliding glass door. The victim yelled, and the subjects fled. Patrol officers, assisted by Police K9, checked the neighborhood and surrounding areas but the suspects could not be located. Report # 15-00227
Jan 13, 1:33 PM. 500 block of West Fur
The Animal Services Officer responded regarding a dog bite. The victim walked into an unfenced front yard of a residence, intending to knock on the front door, but overlooked a large dog tethered in the yard. The dog charged and bit the victim in the leg, tearing the victim's pant leg and causing an abrasion injury to the calf area. The dog was taken by Animal Services and placed on quarantine at the animal shelter. Report # 15-00226
Jan 12 1:37 AM. 600 block of Fairway
An officer was on routine patrol and observed two suspicious vehicles entering into the parking lot of the Budget lodge. The Officer conducted an occupied vehicle check while the drivers were exiting the vehicles. As the officer attempted contact with the subjects, they attempted to flee the scene and one subject was detained. Additional officers arrived on scene to conduct an area check for the outstanding suspect, however they were unable to locate him. Both vehicles were found to be unreported stolen vehicles from Fontana. The detained subject was arrested and booked into County jail for grand theft, auto, and possession of stolen property. Report # 15-00195
Jan 11 6:01 PM. 1400 block of North 10th St
An officer conducted extra patrol and a follow up regarding a resident's complaint of the subjects who reside at a location in the area. The subject was counselled about complaints of loud music, alcohol/drug abuse, and speeding vehicles. No report #
Jan 11, 6:55 AM. 400 block of East Olive St
Officers responded to Lincoln Elementary regarding an alarm activation. Officers found a classroom door open and an adult male subject was seen exiting the room with school property. Officers attempted to stop the subject, but he attempted to flee the area on foot. After a short foot pursuit, the subject was taken into custody without further incident. The property was identified by a school employee and the subject was arrested and booked into County jail burglary. Report # 15-00180
Jan 10, 7:42 PM. 2200 block of East Cahuilla St
Officers respond regarding a possible run-away juvenile and related stolen vehicle. The caller reported that his son left Iowa with his juvenile girlfriend and the vehicle may be stolen. While conducting an area check, officers located the vehicle and it was confirmed to be reported as stolen from Colorado. The juvenile was found to be reported as missing from Iowa and she was located in the residence, detained and transported to Colton PD for further processing. Officers conducted surveillance of the stolen vehicle and a White male subject was seen entering the vehicle. As he began to drive away, officers converged onto the vehicle and took the suspect into custody without incident. The suspect was arrested and booked into County jail. The female juvenile was transported and booked into Juvenile Hall. Report # 15-00178
Jan 10, 2:05 PM. 1100 block of Orangewood St
Officers responded regarding tagging in progress. When officers arrived, the three suspects fled on foot. Officers apprehended the suspects and they were arrested for felony vandalism and conspiracy to commit felony. Report # 15-000169
Jan 10, 9:30 AM. 1100 block of North Pepper Ave
Officers were on patrol and conducted a subject check near the Food 4 Less store. Further investigation revealed that the subject was in possession of methamphetamine for sales. Officers arrested the subject for booked him into County jail. Report # 15-00163
Jan 8, 7:45 PM. 1800 block of East Old Ranch Rd
An officer responded regarding a spousal abuse report. The victim went to the hospital for injuries from her husband. The hospital called PD to report that the suspect had followed the victim to the hospital and that the couple were fighting. The suspect was located at the hospital and arrested and booked into county jail. Report # 15-000139
Jan 8, 5:02 PM. Area of East M St and Fogg St
An officer was on patrol and conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle code violation. The driver was believed to be under the influence of prescription drugs and on removing him from the vehicle to conduct further investigation, the subject became uncooperative. Additional officers assisted and had to use force to gain his compliance. Colton Fire Department was contacted to evaluate his complaint of pain, however he declined medical aid. The subject was arrested for driving under the influence and resisting an officer. The subject was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and later booked into County jail. Report # 15-00137
Jan 8, 1:08 AM. 800 block of East Washington St
An officer was on patrol and ran a vehicle check and it was determined to be reported stolen from West Covina. Two suspects were detained inside the stolen vehicle and a third suspect fled on foot. The suspect that fled was later identified by the officer. The vehicle was found to be involved in a car-jacking incident by armed suspects. One suspect was arrested and the investigation was referred to the Detectives division. Report # 15-000121
Jan 7, 1:03 PM. 600 block of West Laurel
Officers responded to conduct a welfare check of two juveniles seen inhaling an unknown substance at the sports field of the closed school campus. Officers located the two male juveniles and found that they had inhaled aerosol propellant from a canned air duster product. One male had become unconscious for a short time before police arrival. Both males were checked on scene by paramedics and exhibited symptoms of inhalant intoxication. They were transported by ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for emergency medical treatment, later issued citations, and released to parents. Report # 15-00109
Jan 7, 9:51 AM. 700 block of South Atchison Ln
Officers responded regarding a window alarm activation at an occupied residence. No one was found in the area. No witness or evidence of tampering. Report # 15-00108
Jan 6, 4:08 PM. 900 block of North Florence Ave
Officers responded regarding multiple gunshots heard coming from inside a residence. Upon investigation, an adult male was found to have recklessly fired his newly acquired handgun several times in the backyard of his residence. The suspect was arrested and booked into County jail. Report # 15-00101
Jan 6, 1:45 AM. Area of Mill St and Ohio Ave
An officer was on patrol when he conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with four subjects. One subject was found to have a loaded firearm and narcotics and was arrested without incident and booked into County jail. Report # 15-00086
Jan 5, 3:13 PM. 800 block of East Washington St
Officers responded regarding suspicious subjects. A citizen reported a possible vehicle burglary in progress where two male subjects were behaving suspiciously around parked vehicles. Officers contacted the subjects and found one suspect to be in possession of an illegal weapon. The second suspect was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Both suspects were arrested and booked into County jail. Report # 15-00080
Jan 5, 1:38 PM. 2600 block of South Maryknoll Dr
Officers responded regarding a residential burglary in progress. An alert citizen reported seeing 3 Hispanic adult males walking into the backyard of a residence. Responding officers interrupted a burglary in progress. The three suspects fled on foot jumping through backyards and adjacent apartment properties. An exhaustive yard-to-yard search was conducted, but the suspects eluded capture. The investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00077
Jan 4, 11:45 AM. Area of 7th St and Valley Bl
Officers responded to make contact with a subject who had just witnessed a subject discharging a firearm. Officers completed the follow up investigation in the 900 block of East Fairway Dr. The suspect was located and detained. Officers located the firearm used by the suspect who admitted committing the crime. The suspect was arrested and booked into County jail for negligent discharge of a firearm. Report # 15-00059
Jan 4, 10:04 AM. 2000 block of East Washington
Officers responded regarding a subject brandishing a weapon. Officers learned that a male suspect was confronted by employees after they saw him concealing property. When the employees contacted the suspect, he produced a folding knife and began waving it at them. He fled the scene with unknown property. A witness obtained a license plate for the suspect vehicle which had been stopped on the day prior by a Colton officer. The case was forwarded to the Detective Division for follow up. Report # 15-00055
Jan 4, 8:48 AM. 1200 block of North Grand
Officers responded regarding a vehicle burglary. A report was filed and the investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00052
Jan 4, 8:34 AM. 1200 block of South Mohave
Officers responded regarding a vehicle burglary. A report was filed and the investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00051
Jan 2, 9:21 PM. 600 block of East F St
Officers responded regarding a robbery. Two juvenile males entered into the store and picked up two 12 packs of beer. They attempted to run out of the store but were met at the front door by the store owner. In the process of running out of the store they knocked a clerk down to the ground. Both suspects were last seen running west bound through the north alley. Investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00029
Jan 2, 6:30 PM. 1100 block of South Mt Vernon
Officers responded to Wal-Mart regarding a subject brandishing a weapon. Further investigation revealed that a Hispanic adult female was observed attempting to steal merchandise by loss prevention employees. When she exited the garden area of the business, the employee contacted her and she discarded of the stolen property. The suspect's boyfriend then produced a box cutter and threatened the employee, picked up the stolen property, and both subjects fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00025
Jan 2, 11:36 AM. Area of 7th St and B St
Officers responded regarding a found baby. On arrival, officers found the baby to be cold to the touch and visibly deceased. Officers interviewed the witnesses, and completed a canvas of the residences in the neighborhood. The coroner responded to recover the baby's body from the scene. The investigation is ongoing. See Press Release Report # 15-00020
Jan 1, 11:03 PM. 1000 block of Bel Canto Ct
Officers responded to Kaiser, Fontana regarding a report of a stabbing victim who was being treated in the ER. The victim stated he was home when he heard a noise in front of his house. The victim said when he went outside to go investigate and unknown suspect stabbed him once in the left shoulder. The victim stated he never saw or heard the suspect, so he was unable to provide any suspect information. The victim’s girlfriend and sister were also interviewed and they also were unable to provide any suspect information. A report was taken for the assault and the investigation is ongoing. Report # 15-00015
Jan 1, 9:26 AM. 1100 block of North 2nd St
Officers responded regarding a subject needing medical aid. An elderly female subject fainted because of ongoing medical conditions. Officers responded to provide assistance in advance of paramedic arrival.
Dec 29, 2:59 PM. Area of 12th St and H St
Officers responded regarding a fatal collision. A motorcyclist crossed a roadway and was struck broadside by an approaching car. The motorcyclist was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Investigation is ongoing. See Press Release Report # 14-07099
Dec 29, 1:05 PM. 600 block of North Colton Ave
An Officer assisted by County Probation, contacted subjects in Chavez Park for probation compliance check. One of the subjects fled on foot, running into an uninvolved victim's residence and through several neighborhoods. The adult male suspect was apprehended while hiding inside a second uninvolved victim's residence and was booked into jail on multiple felony charges. Report # 14-07096
Dec 28, 8:41 AM. 1700 block of West Valley Bl
Officers responded regarding a theft report. The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) stole (32) batteries from 16 Budget rental trucks (each truck has a 2 batteries). The estimated loss valued at approximately $4,800. Report # 14-07069
Dec 27, 10:17 PM. 100 block of West K St
Officers responded in assistance to Railroad police regarding a silent alarm, where subjects were seen on camera taking wire from a secured lot. Officers stopped a vehicle attempting to leave the scene and found cut wire in the vehicle. Subjects were arrested and booked for burglary, and grand theft. Report #14-07066
Dec 27, 6:04 PM. 400 block of West Mill St
Officers responded regarding threats. The victim advised that a neighbor had threatened to kill him and his family, while brandishing a knife. The suspect left the scene and officers detained him at his residence. The suspect was arrested for criminal threats. Report # 14-07063
Dec 27, 5:52 PM. 800 block of South Ashley Way
Officers responded regarding a theft report. An unknown suspect purchased $11,000 in furniture over the internet. A short time later, a female went to Ashley and wanted to see the furniture that was purchased. The female refused to identify herself and left an unreadable signature on the paperwork. A male suspect picked up the furniture that was fraudulently purchased. The case was forwarded to the Detective Division for follow up. Report # 14-07064
Dec 27, 6:55 AM. 800 block of North 2nd St
Officers responded regarding an adult subject acting strangely. When officers arrived, they learned that the adult had killed the family cat. Officers completed an investigation regarding the animal cruelty incident. The on-duty Animal Control Officer responded to the scene and took possession of the cat and transported it to the animal hospital so that a necropsy could be completed. The adult was deemed a danger to others and detained for evaluation. Report # 14-07057
Dec 24, 3:23 PM. 600 block of North La Cadena Dr
An on-duty police officer observed an adult male suspect removing property from within the secured gated area of Colton Police station. The adult male suspect had stolen a large bag of aluminum cans and fled on a bicycle. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail on petty theft charges. Colton Police Explorers collect and redeem aluminum cans to generate monies to support the youth program. Report # 14-07020
Dec 24, 2:37 PM. Area of Barton and Hilltop
Officers responded to investigate a report of vehicles parked in the hills near Barton and Hilltop. Officers located three partially stripped Nissan pickup trucks, two were reported as stolen vehicles and a third vehicle was possibly an unreported stolen vehicle. Report # 14-07024
Dec 23, 9:28 PM. 700 block of West Valley Bl
Officers responded regarding five to six subjects fighting with sticks. When the first officer arrived, there were two victims down on the ground and four suspects last seen running west on Valley. After an area search was conducted, the suspects were located and detained. The victims were checked by paramedics and they positively identified one of the detained suspects and he was arrested and booked into County jail. Report # 14-07012
Dec 23, 9:42 AM. 1300 block of South Meadow Ln
Officers responded regarding a male subject brandishing a weapon. The adult male suspect had arrived at apartment complex and was yelling threats toward the victim and he produced a handgun and brandished it at the victim. The suspect left the location prior to officer’s arrival but was located and arrested nearby. The victim positively identified the suspect and he admitted making threats and simulating a firearm to intimidate the victim because he allegedly owed the suspect money. Independent witness confirmed that the suspect brandished a small semi-automatic handgun, but officers conducted a search and were unable to locate the firearm. Report # 14-06996
Dec 23, 7:31 AM. 500 block of East B St
A Community Services Officer responded regarding an elderly citizen reporting that her vehicle was stolen that morning. Later that morning, the Community Service Officer alertly observed a subject driving the stolen vehicle in the area of Olive and Valencia and reported the sighting. The adult suspect abandoned the vehicle and was apprehended by officers nearby. He was arrested and booked into County jail on charges of grand theft, auto. Report # 14-06993
Dec 22, 3:04 PM. 1600 block of West Valley Bl
Officers responded regarding an armed robbery. The male victim reported that he was robbed at gunpoint of his cell phone and credit cards. Five Colton officers, the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department helicopter, Colton and Sheriff’s dispatchers were utilized during the response. Through investigation it was determined the male had lost his cellphone in the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center parking lot earlier in the day and had made an inquiry of the onsite ARMC officer. The male admitted he falsely reported the circumstances as a crime in an effort to involve police in the search for his lost cellphone. He was arrested and charged with falsely reporting a crime. Report # 14-06979
Dec 22, 2:15 PM. 1600 block of West Agua Mansa
Officers responded regarding men with guns. A citizen reported that five males were seen in the Santa Ana River wash with rifles. Patrol officers were assisted by San Bernardino Sheriff's Department helicopter, “40-King”, and located the subjects. All subjects were cooperative and followed the officer's commands. The rifles were determined to be BB-guns that closely resembled actual firearms. No Report #
Dec 22, 3:42 AM. 400 block of North Pepper
The officer on duty at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center responded regarding a disturbance. An adult male suspects entered the hospital and approached his estranged wife and her new male friend on the fourth floor and began battering both of them and fled the location on foot. Hospital security and Colton officers arrived and set up a containment around the hospital. A floor to floor search was conducted but the suspect was not found. An area check around the immediate area and near the suspect’s home address was done but the suspect was not found. A report for battery was taken. Report # 14-06959
Dec 20, 8:25 PM. 1000 block of South Cooley Dr
Officers responded regarding an alarm activation at Cooley Ranch Elementary. When officers arrived they found a window to class room #20 had been removed from the frame. An interior search was conducted of the room and several adjoining rooms, but nothing appeared to be missing and it is unclear if the room was even entered. A school district employee arrived and secured the window with plywood. A report for burglary was taken. Report # 14-06942
Dec 20, 2:54 PM. 800 block of East C St
An officer was on patrol and observed a suspicious vehicle and conducted an occupied vehicle check. The driver was discovered to be on parole for carjacking, wanted for a parole violation, and in possession of methamphetamine. Subject was arrested on multiple charges and booked into County jail. Report # 14-06938
Dec 19, 11:09 PM. 1100 block of South Mt Vernon Ave
Officers responded regarding a stolen vehicle that was located. Dispatch received a call from the victim stating that he was at Wal-Mart and had located his stolen vehicle which was occupied by an adult Black female suspect. When officers arrived they confirmed that the vehicle was the stolen vehicle in question, but it was unoccupied at the time. Officers cleared the area and conducted surveillance of the vehicle until they observed the female suspect accompanied by an adult Black male subject. When they entered the stolen vehicle, officers converged and detained both subjects. The victim was able to make a positive identification on the female suspect as the driver of his vehicle. The female suspect was arrested and transported to Colton Police Department where officers discovered that she had given a false name to officers using her sister’s name. She was transported to County jail and booked for grand theft, auto, possession of a stolen vehicle, and drug charges. Report # 14-06929
Dec 19, 7:32 PM. 700 block of North Mt Vernon Ave
Officers responded regarding a stabbing victim that had walked into the Colton Teen center. The caller advised that the subject had with a large laceration on his face and stated that he was stabbed. When officers arrived on scene, they were unable to locate the victim. An area check was conducted and a possible witness advised that he had seen the victim but that the victim did not want to talk to police. Officers located the victim attempting to leave the area, and contacted him. The victim stated that an adult Hispanic male suspect had asked him for money and that they started fighting. The suspect then pulled out a knife and started swinging it at the victim, striking him on the face. The victim sustained a large laceration to the left side of his face and was transported by ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for treatment. The victim did not provide any information as to what happened or where it happened, but only stated that he was stabbed in the face. The victim was able to identify the suspect from a list of photos, and an area check was conducted for the suspect but was not located. Investigation is ongoing. Report # 14-06926
Dec 19, 7:32 PM. 600 block of North Colton Ave
Officers responded regarding an assault and robbery which had occurred near Mt Vernon and "E" Street. Officers were able to identify the suspect and conducted an area search but could not locate him. On Dec 20, day-shift officers responded to Fleming Park and made contact with the suspect. He was taken into custody and transported to Colton Police Department, where he admitted to committing the assault and was booked into County jail for assault and robbery. Report # 14-06926
Dec 19, 4:28 AM. 300 block of West Laurel
Officers responded regarding vandalism. A witness reported that two subjects were tagging a street sign and now walking away from the area. Officers arrived and made contact with the two Hispanic male juveniles at La Cadena and 8th Street. An area check was conducted, with multiple city electrical boxes found to have fresh graffiti on it from paint markers with the monikers of EVOKE and DIES. The two subjects were arrested for vandalism and transported to Colton Police Department where they were cited and released to their parents. Report # 14-06916
Dec 18, 7:18 PM. Are of Rancho and C St.
Officers responded regarding a stolen vehicle. A vehicle had been report stolen earlier in the day and an officer spotted the vehicle while on patrol. When other officers arrived, a felony traffic stop was initiated. One Hispanic adult male was taken into custody without incident and he was subsequently booked into County jail for grand theft, auto. The vehicle was recovered and released to the owner. Report # 14-06913
Dec 18, 2:40 PM. 2100 block of Harris St
Officers responded regarding a missing person. Family members reported an elderly male subject was missing. The subject, who only speaks Lebanese, left his residence at 8:00 AM and had failed to return home by noon. A search of local neighborhoods and businesses was conducted along the Washington street corridor from the 215 freeway to Loma Linda University Medical Center. A press release was circulated to the media asking the public for assistance. Allied agencies assisted in the search including San Bernardino Sheriff's Helicopter 40-King, Fontana Helicopter Eagle-1, and a Riverside Sheriff bloodhound. The subject was located at approximately 7:30 PM in north San Bernardino city. A concerned citizen found the missing person wandering in the area of 40th and Waterman and called police. Further inquiry revealed the subject had taken public transportation to that area and suffered from confusion. See Press Release Report # 14-06910
Dec 17 3:11 PM. 1000 block of East Washington
An officer was on patrol when he observed a subject that was believed to have a 'no bail' warrant. The suspect fled on foot upon contact and officers gave chase. During the chase, the suspect discarded a large quantity of methamphetamine and heroin and then fought with officers during apprehension. Report # 14-06893
Dec 16, 4:53 PM. 600 block of North La Cadena
Officers responded regarding check forgery in progress at Citibank. An adult male and adult female were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit check forgery. Report # 14-06880
Dec 16, 9:15 AM. 100 block of East C St
A detective responded regarding a death investigation. Colton Fire responded to a medical aid call and transported a male subject on Dec 15. The subject was later pronounced deceased at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Inquiry revealed the decedent was recently discharged from military for medical conditions related to wounds sustained in combat. Coroner and Colton detectives are collaborating on the investigation to determine cause of death. Report # 14-06868
Dec 15, 2:09 PM. 1200 block of Meadow Ln
Officers investigated an earlier domestic battery reference Report #14-06848. The male subject was extremely animated and uncooperative, but called back after police had left the scene to report he had also been battered in the earlier domestic call. Through investigation it was determined that a male neighbor had approached the fighting couple, entered their apartment, and attempted to intervene by striking at the boyfriend with his fist. The boyfriend responded by striking the neighbor with fists and shoving/walking him down a flight of stairs. The female victim from the earlier domestic issue stated that the neighbor attacked her boyfriend. Report # 14-06850
Dec 15, 11:31 AM. 1200 block of Meadow Ln
Officers responded regarding a noise disturbance and found the apartment in disarray. A female subject reported having a fight with her boyfriend but she had no visible injuries. The male subject was gone on arrival of officers. Report # 14-06848
Dec 14, 10:43 PM. 2700 block of South Iowa Ave
Officers responded to assist Riverside Police when a vehicle pursuit ended in the south end of the Colton at La Cadena and Iowa. The subjects fled from the vehicle after it crashed into a ditch. An area search was conducted and all subjects were located and taken into custody without incident. Colton officers took a traffic collision report on the single vehicle crash with suspects arrested by Riverside Police. Report # 14-06844
Dec 14, 3:40 PM. 900 block of North Illinois Ave
Officers responded regarding a disturbance. Upon arrival, the involved parties were detained. Officers determined that the suspect and his wife were involved in a domestic dispute when a female neighbor attempted to intervene. The suspect stuck the neighbor with a brick, causing a laceration to the back of her head. The neighbor declined medical aid and advised she would seek medical attention on her own. The suspect was arrested and booked into County jail for assault with a deadly weapon. Report # 14-06835
Dec 14, 2:40 AM. 1000 block of North La Cadena Dr
Officers responded regarding suspicious circumstances. The victim reported that she awoke to her front door being kicked in. Officers were conducting an area check around the residence when Dispatch received a call of a Hispanic adult male subject yelling and staggering in the area, near La Cadena and Hanna. An area check was conducted and a subject was located walking underneath the C Street Bridge approaching Pennsylvania. Officers made contact with him and he became uncooperative and belligerent with officers. This subject was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself and he was arrested for being drunk in public. Report # 14-06822
Dec 13, 11:03AM. 600 block of North 7th St
A Detective responded regarding a medical aid call. Colton Fire was already on scene and they pronounced the subject deceased. The decedent was 66 years old and had a history of serious health problems. The Coroner was contacted and responded to the scene due to the decedent having no immediate family to respond. Report # 14-06811
Dec 11, 2:01 PM. 200 block of Coyote Dr and 300 block of West Loma Verde
Officers responded regarding a residential burglary at the first location. The homeowner arrived home and observed that a north facing window had been smashed. Officers cleared the residence and discovered that the suspect had fled. Miscellaneous property had been taken. While conducting an area check, officers were alerted to another burglary reported in the same area and responded. Officers found that a rear glass door had been smashed and the suspect was no longer at that location. Officers completed reports at both locations and conducted a neighborhood check. The investigation is ongoing. Reports # 14-06772 and 14-06773
Dec 11, 2:32 AM. 2600 block of South La Cadena Dr
Officers responded regarding a hit and run collision. The driver hit a fire hydrant and fled the scene on foot but was soon located, positively identified, and arrested. Report # 14-06763
Dec 10, 7:04 PM. 2200 block of West Mill St
Officers responded regarding a domestic disturbance. The victim was interviewed and she had visible injuries caused by her boyfriend. The suspect was not at the scene, but was located later and positively identified. Suspect was arrested and booked into County Jail. Report # 14-06760
Dec 10, 3:16 AM. 2200 block of Westwood St
Officers responded regarding a death investigation. A 64 year old victim was found unresponsive in the bathroom. There were no signs of foul play and the death appeared to be by natural causes. The Coroner’s office was notified and took over the investigation. Report # 14-06749
Dec 9, 6:58 PM. Area of Barton and Hilltop
Officers responded to assist Colton Fire regarding multiple calls in the 1300 block of South Meadow Ln to investigate thick smoke and a possible fire at the apartments. The fire was located at a residence in Grand Terrace, south of Meadow Ln. Officers assisted Fire department with a closure of Barton road until San Bernardino Sheriff's Department units arrived.
Dec 8, 7:43 PM. 1400 block of East Santo Antonio Dr
Officers responded regarding a death investigation. A 21 year old male subject was found deceased in an apparent suicide. The Coroner’s office responded to the scene and determined that it was a suicide. Report # 14-06713
Dec 7, 3:47 PM. 700 block of East Washington
Officers responded regarding an assault. The victim was contacted and advised that the suspect had thrown an iron and multiple large/sharp kitchen type knives at her. The suspect was gone on officer’s arrival. An area check was conducted, but officers were unable to locate her. A report was filed, and the suspect is wanted for probable cause. Case has been forwarded to the Detective Division for follow up. Report # 14-06684
Dec 6, 7:06 PM. 1000 block of South Mt Vernon Ave
Officers responded regarding a report of a robbery. A Hispanic adult male suspect entered the store, walked up to the clerk brandishing a handgun and demanded money. The clerk handed the suspect money from the cash register and the suspect left the store in an unknown direction. An area check was conducted by officers and regional helicopter, Eagle-1, but the suspect could not be located. No injuries were reported by the victim or witnesses. The investigation is on-going. Report # 14-06664
Dec 6, 1:18 PM. Area of Mt Vernon and Fairway Dr
Officers responded regarding an area check for a subject who had allegedly stolen his girlfriend's keys. Upon seeing a police presence, the subject discarded of a glass smoking pipe and fled on foot. An officer pursued the subject and apprehended him approximately two blocks away after he attempted to enter the rear door of an uninvolved residence. The subject was detained with no further incident and was arrested for resisting an officer and possession of paraphernalia. Report # 14-06658
Dec 6, 3:25 AM. Area of Mt Vernon and Washington
Officers responded regarding a traffic collision involving a single vehicle and a light pole. On officer’s arrival, the driver was out of the vehicle walking around but complaining of pain to his knee and chest area. The driver was checked at the scene by Colton Fire Dept. and attempted to sign AMA, but was subsequently transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. The driver was arrested and cite released at the hospital for driving under the influence of alcohol. Report # 14-06652
Dec 4, 9:40 PM. 800 block of East Washington St
Officers responded regarding subjects fighting. Upon arrival officers were told a vehicle that was leaving the scene had a gun in it. A stop was made on the vehicle and the occupants were contacted. During the investigation a small caliber revolver was found nearby. It was determined a 15 year old male passenger in the vehicle was in possession of the gun and threw it out just prior to being stopped by the police. The juvenile was arrested, transported to the police station and cite released to his mother. Report # 14-06635
Dec 4, 9:16 AM. Area of M St and 10th St
Officers responded regarding a death investigation. An adult male subject was discovered deceased, laying on a makeshift bed in the alley. The Coroner responded to the scene and the preliminary cause of death appears related to ongoing medical conditions. The decedent had been recently admitted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and left against medical advice. The Coroner took custody of the decedent. Report # 14-06627
Dec 4, 3:10 AM. 900 block of East Fairway Dr
Officers responded regarding subjects fighting. Witnesses told officers that a subject had a gun and was in a vehicle leaving the area. The suspect was located and fled from officers. After a foot pursuit, the suspect was arrested and booked into county jail. Report # 14-06625
Dec 3, 3:35 PM. Area of Reche Canyon and Westwood
Officers responded to assist with road closure. Colton Electric and Edison required a road closure of Reche Canyon at Westwood (County area) to replace a broken electrical pole. CHP and the County Streets Department were summoned to assist electric crews. The road closure lasted through the night and required power outage to residences in Reche Canyon. Crews advised that the repairs should be completed by morning and schools/commuters should not be affected.
Dec 3, 8:26 AM. 1100 block of South Meadow Ln
Officers responded regarding a death investigation. An adult male subject with extensive health problems was discovered deceased in his bed. Cause of death appeared to be related to medical conditions, and there were no indications of foul play. Coroner responded to the scene and took custody of the decedent. Report # 14-06605