Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

SBSD - Central
Wednesday December 5th, 2018 :: 10:13 a.m. PST


Deputies arrest a suspect for stabbing a man multiple times

DATE/TIME: October 19, 2018 / 7:50 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 245 - Assault with a Weapon

LOCATION: Mountain View and Barton Road, Loma Linda

SUSPECT: Christopher Silvas, 31 years old, resident of Riverside

On October 19, 2018, Loma Linda patrol deputies responded to Loma Linda University Medical Center, Emergency Room, to contact a victim of a stabbing. Deputy Hogue contacted the victim who stated he was stabbed multiple times by an unknown subject in the area of Mountain View and Barton Road, Loma Linda. Hogue conducted his investigation and identified the subject as Christopher Silvas, who was on Parole for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Investigators authored a warrant for Silvas' arrest for the stabbing.

On December 4, 2018, Service Specialist Herrera was conducting Loma Linda duties when she observed a subject matching the description of Silvas in the area of Mountain View and Barton Road. Herrera contacted Detectives and they conducted an area check for Silvas. Deputy Angelini located Silvas near Mountain View and Barton Road and he was taken into custody for the Assault with a Deadly Weapon warrant and booked into Central Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station at (909) 387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotlineat 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you mayleave information on the website at

Refer: Deputy J. Angelini

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

Case No. 151801850

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

Navigate & Discover