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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Wednesday June 19th, 2019 :: 05:12 p.m. PDT


Sergio Pena was arrested for attempted murder after stabbing a man multiple times during a fight

DATE/TIME: June 18, 2019 / 7:40pm

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 15500 block of Hesperia Road, Victorville

SUSPECT: Sergio Martin Pena, 27-year old transient

VICTIM: 35-year old male

SUMMARY: On June 18, 2019, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a stabbing call in the 15500 block of Hesperia Road.

Upon arrival, deputies learned the 35-year old male victim and his girlfriend allowed the suspect, Sergio Martin Pena, to charge his cell phone in their house. The suspect left and returned approximately one hour later. He entered the home without permission and began to argue with the victim’s girlfriend. The victim intervened, and he and the suspect began to fight. The suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times in the torso before fleeing.

Deputies began searching for the suspect. Sheriff’s Aviation assisted in the search and located the suspect hiding nearby. Deputies took him into custody and recovered a knife and screwdriver from his pocket. He was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder.

The victim was transported to a local hospital. His condition is not known but he was alert and speaking at the scene.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy T. Broadway at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171905301

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

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

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

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

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