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SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
Tuesday August 6th, 2019 :: 02:25 p.m. PDT


An Apple Valley woman attempted to shoot her boyfriend after an argument; case will be forwarded to the DA

DATE/TIME: August 6, 2019/ 3:00 am

INCIDENT: Attempt Murder

LOCATION: 19000 Symeron Road, Apple Valley

SUSPECT: Breada Leach, a 49-year-old resident of Apple Valley

VICTIM: 55-year-old male


On August 6, 2019, deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department responded to a disturbance call in the 19000 block of Symeron Road.

The victim told deputies he and his girlfriend, Breada Leach, got into an argument over finances. Leach became very upset hitting the victim several times. The victim started to leave the residence on foot, leaving his vehicle behind, when Leach entered her residence and exited with a handgun. Leach then pointed the handgun at the victim, firing one round, and missing him. Leach then entered the victim’s vehicle and begin to look for him. The victim was able to hide in shrubs as he made his way to a local fire station where he waited for deputies to arrive. The victim sustained no injuries during the incident.

A search warrant was executed at the residence and the weapon believed to be used during the crime was located.

The case will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy B. Alvarez and Detective G. Garcia at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 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: Jackie Alban, Media Relations

Station: Apple Valley Police Department

Phone No. (760) 240-7400

Case No. 181903701

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

SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
14931 Dale Evans Pkwy
Apple Valley, CA 92307

Emergency: 9-1-1

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