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SBSD - Central
Tuesday May 21st, 2019 :: 04:11 p.m. PDT


Homicide Detectives arrest Emmanuel Oyola for the murder of Jonathan Bustos

DATE/TIME: Saturday, May 18, 2019 3:00 a.m. *UPDATE/ARREST*

INCIDENT: Murder Investigation

LOCATION: 1900 block of W. Mesa Street, Muscoy

SUSPECT: Emmanuel Oyola, 21 years old, resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM: Jonathan Bustos, 22 years old, resident of Muscoy

Based on information gathered during the investigation, Emmanuel Oyola was identified as the suspect in the murder of Jonathan Bustos. On Tuesday, May 21st at 12:30 p.m. Oyola was taken into custody and booked at Central Detention Center where he is being held without bail. He is expected to be arraigned on Thursday, May 23rd.

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 3:00 a.m. deputies responded to 911 calls in the 1900 block of W. Mesa Street in Muscoy, reporting a stabbing. Deputies arrived and found Jonathan Bustos suffering from a stab wound. Medical personnel transported Bustos to San Bernardino Community Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 4:12 a.m.

Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives responded to conduct the investigation. Detectives determined that Bustos lived on W. Mesa Street and there was a party at a neighboring home. Bustos became involved in a verbal dispute with partygoers and as Bustos was arguing with an unidentified male, several other partygoers and Bustos’ family became involved in a fight. During the fight, Bustos was stabbed by an unidentified Hispanic male. The male left the location in a white sedan.

The investigation is ongoing, and detectives are asking anyone with information related to this case to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Eric Stoll at (909)387-3589 or Sheriff’s dispatch at (909) 387-8313. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at (800)78-CRIME or

Refer: Detective Eric Stoll or Sergeant Mike Walker

Station: Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail

Phone No. (909)387-3589

Case No. 011901284 H#2019-42

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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