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Friday January 17th, 2020 :: 11:25 a.m. PST


Crimes Against Children Detectives arrested a registered sex offender for sexual battery against a minor

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 16, 2020

INCIDENT: PC 243.4 (J) Sexual battery against a minor with a prior felony conviction

LOCATION: City of Fontana

VICTIM: 17-year-old female

SUSPECT: Antonio Atilano, 60 years old, resident of San Bernardino

On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Crimes Against Children Division (CAC), began an investigation into a reported sexual abuse of a minor. Following an extensive investigation, detectives from CAC identified Atilano as the suspect. Investigators learned Atilano had a prior felony conviction in the State of California for Sexual Battery and is required to register as a sex offender per California Penal Code section 290.

CAC, in collaboration with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Fontana Station, arrested Atilano on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Atilano was booked at the West Valley Detention Center for PC 243.4 (J) Sexual Battery Against a Minor with a Prior Felony Conviction. Atilano’s bail was set at $500,000.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigation Division, Crimes Against Children Detail, Detective Mike Bell (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or

Refer: Detective Mike Bell Station: Specialized Investigation Division - Crimes Against Children Detail

Case No. DR# 031903099 C# 2019-147

Phone No. (909) 387-3615

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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