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SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
Wednesday December 6th, 2017 :: 04:21 p.m. PST


Detectives ID & arrest three suspects for Attempt Murder following the release of surveillance video asking for info

DATE/TIME: December 6, 2017

INCIDENT: PC 243 (d) – Attempted Murder
PC 211 – Robbery
PC 186.22 – Participate in Active Street Gang
PC 496 (a) – Possess Stolen Property
PC 29800 (a) – Felon in Possession of a Firearm

LOCATION: 31567 Outer Highway 10; City of Yucaipa

SUSPECT: William Longino, 27 years old, resident of Redlands
Jassi Kumar, 34 years old, resident of Redlands
Dustin Ricks, 30 years old, resident of Redlands

***** UPDATE *****

Detectives released the surveillance video to the media and the video was aired on multiple news channels. Yucaipa Police Detectives were contacted by several citizens and provided information related to this assault. Through investigation, Detectives were able to identify the suspect as WILLIAM ANTHONY LONGINO. Further investigation also revealed that Longino stole objects from the victim after assaulting him. Detectives identified the getaway vehicle as belonging to Dustin Ricks. Detectives identified one of the subjects in the video as Jassi Kumar. It was determined that Ricks lives in the City of Redlands.

On December 6, 2017, Detectives went to Ricks’ residence to obtain a statement. Upon arriving at the residence, they encountered Longino and Kumar at the residence. Both subjects were detained for investigation. A search warrant was served at the residence, where detectives located four handguns, four shotguns and one .22 caliber rifle. One of the handguns was found to be a stolen weapon. In addition, they located several rounds of ammunition. Detectives also located several gang related items, associating the suspects with the Diablos criminal street gang.

Longino is known to be a violent person, who has prior felony convictions for various assaults. Investigation revealed that Longino, Kumar, and Ricks are active members / associates of the Diablos Motorcycle Gang, which has been identified as a violent criminal motorcycle street gang.

Longino and Kumar were arrested on the above charges and were booked into the Central Detention Center, where they are being held in lieu of $1,000,000 bail.

Ricks was contacted and interviewed. Upon contact, Ricks was found to be in possession of a handgun. Based on his current medical condition, Ricks was not arrested. A case will be forwarded to the District Attorney requesting criminal charges for his involvement in this case.

Detectives are releasing the photos of all three suspects, as they believe they may have been involved in other assaults. If anyone recognizes either suspect as being involved in any criminal activity, they are urged to contact the Yucaipa Police Department Detective Division. If you choose to remain anonymous, call WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.
****************************************************************************************************************In August of 2017, a victim reported being assaulted by an unknown white male subject at the Top Dog Tavern located at 31567 Outer Highway 10 in the City of Yucaipa. After the tavern closed, a group of men and women were standing outside waiting for rides. As they did so, a verbal argument ensued, and one of the subjects punched the victim, causing severe injuries. Yucaipa Police Detectives have been investigating the case and were able to obtain video surveillance of the incident.
Detectives are releasing the video in hopes someone may have information on the identity of the suspect. There were several witnesses present at the time of the incident. Yucaipa Police urges one of those witnesses to come forward and speak with detectives.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Yucaipa Police Department Detective Division. If you choose to remain anonymous, call WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Refer: Detective Donald Patton

Station: Yucaipa Station

Phone No: (909) 918-2305

Case No: 141702729

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Yucaipa Police Department
34144 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa, CA 92399

Emergency: 9-1-1

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