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SBSD - Central
Wednesday February 21st, 2018 :: 08:08 a.m. PST


Suspect leads deputies on a pursuit and crashes into a parked vehicle

DATE/TIME: February 20, 2018/9:57 p.m.

INCIDENT: CVC 2800.2- Traffic Pursuit/PC 236 False Imprisonment

LOCATION: N. State Street/W. Blake Steet, Muscoy

SUSPECT(S): Bulmaro Rios, 32-year-old residence of Muscoy

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at approximately 9:57 p.m., Deputy Cavender attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a brown Chevrolet Silverado for vehicle code violations. The driver, later identified as Bulmaro Rios, accelerated and a vehicle pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, Rios drove on the wrong side of the road, placing nearby motorists in danger. As a result of Rios' erratic and reckless driving, he collided with a parked vehicle. Rios exited the vehicle and ran from Cavender. Rios entered an occupied residence and barricaded himself with a family inside and prevented them from leaving. Deputies were able to enter the residence and arrested Rios without further incident.

During the investigation, Deputies found Rios was currently on California Department of Corrections (CDC) parole for HS 11378, Possession of a Controlled Substance of Sale. Rios also had two felony warrants issued for his arrest for PC 215(a), Carjacking and a Parole Violation.

Rios was transported and booked into the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga for violation of CVC 2800.2, Failure to Yield, PC 236 False Imprisonment and his active warrants. Rios is currently being held without bail.

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact Deputies J. Cavender, L. Mendoza or R. Olivares at the Central Station at (909) 387-3545. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact the county We-Tip hotline 1-800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Deputies J. Cavender, L. Mendoza, or R. Olivares

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

Case No. 011800606

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

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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