Suspects Arrested in Attempted Murder
Two suspects were arrested this week for attempted murder following the service of two search warrants.
The investigation began on July 10, 2018, in the early morning hours when officers responded to a call of a possible fight in the area of Park Avenue and Benson Avenue. Officers located two victims of a stabbing in the 12800 block of 16th Street. The victims, a male and female adult, were transported to an area hospital where they were treated and stabilized. Detectives began processing the crime scene and investigating the leads available to them.
Later that same evening, detectives were able to identify Ricky Mathew Barrera, age 19 of Chino, as one of the suspects. A search warrant was served at his residence in the 5700 block of Riverside Drive where he was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed the identity of a second suspect, a 17-year-old male resident of Chino. On Wednesday, July 11, detectives served a search warrant at the juvenile’s residence in the 13100 block of 4th Street where he was taken into custody.
Both suspects were arrested and booked for the charges listed below:
- Ricky Mathew Barrera: booked at the West Valley Detention Center for attempted murder and gang enhancement.
- 17-year-old male: booked at San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall for attempted murder.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Chinnis at (909) 334-3047 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.