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SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
Monday May 20th, 2019 :: 09:36 a.m. PDT


Four (4) suspects are arrested for Residential Burglary and Grand Theft of a Firearm

DATE/TIME: Friday, May 17, 2019/10:00 am

INCIDENT: Residential Burglary/Grand Theft Firearm

LOCATION: Live Oak/Country Lane, Fontana

VICTIM: Confidential

SUSPECTS: Edward Virgen, age 18 of Alta Dena; 3 Male Juveniles, all age 17 and residents of Pasadena


On May 6, 2019, three Hispanic male juveniles targeted several residences in the unincorporated area of Fontana. The suspects observed a resident drive away from their house and knocked on the front door to ensure no one was home. The suspects forcefully entered the victim’s house. While inside, the suspects stole miscellaneous items, including a loaded firearm.

Shortly after the incident, investigators from the Fontana Sheriff’s Station, Criminal Investigations Division initiated their investigation. As a result of the investigation, several search and arrest warrants were executed in Fontana, Bloomington, Pasadena, and Alta Dena.

On Friday, May 17, investigators concluded their investigation with the execution of a final search warrant in the City of Alta Dena. During the execution of this search warrant, Sheriff’s investigators located a stolen police taser, baton, and the reported stolen firearm, which included three loaded magazines.

Arrested in this case were three Hispanic male juveniles and Edward Virgen. The juveniles were booked into San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall on charges of Residential Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary and Grand Theft of a Firearm. Virgen was booked into the West Valley Detention Center on Possession of Stolen Property.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Fontana Sheriff’s Station, Criminal Investigations Division, Detective Asiah Medawar, at (909) 356-6727. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave the information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Detective Asiah Medawar

Station: Fontana Sheriff’s Station

Phone No. (909)356-6767

Case No. DR# 031901267

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

SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
17780 Arrow Blvd
Fontana, CA 92335

Emergency: 9-1-1

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