Update on Homicide at 13300 Block of Oaks Avenue

Update on Homicide at 13300 Block of Oaks Avenue
Posted on 12/17/2019
Update on Homicide at 13300 Block of Oaks AvenueOn December 15, 2019, the Chino Police Department responded to a report of a fight in the 13300 block of Oaks Avenue. The investigation revealed there was a wedding reception occurring at the location and two male subjects, not known to those at the wedding reception, arrived uninvited. The two male subjects were asked to leave the wedding reception and a physical altercation later ensued. The groom at the wedding reception, identified as Joe Steven Melgoza, age 30 of Chino, was fatally wounded during the physical altercation.

Officers initiated an immediate investigation and the Chino Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau was able to locate the two male suspects, identified as Josue Castaneda Ramirez, age 19 of Chino, and Rony Castaneda Ramirez, age 28 of Chino. The Ramirez brothers were arrested and booked at West Valley Detention Center on murder charges.

Anyone with additional information can contact Criminal Investigations Bureau Sergeant Dustin Tomicic at 909-334-3115.