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SBSD - Hesperia Police Department
Thursday October 31st, 2019 :: 08:26 a.m. PDT


Deputies respond to a victim not breathing, conduct live-saving techniques, the victim regained consciousness

DATE/TIME: 10/30/2019/5:22 pm

INCIDENT: Medical Aid/Lifesaving

LOCATION: 14700 block of Orange Street, Hesperia

VICTIM: 64 year-old male a resident of Victorville

SUMMARY: On October 30th, at approximately 5:22 pm, deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff's Station and San Bernardino County Fire Paramedics were dispatched to the 14700 block of Orange Street, in Hesperia, following the report of a male who was not breathing. Deputies Anthony Alfaro and Cory Drost arrived on scene within minutes and found the male on the ground, in the street. Alfaro and Drost determined the male was not breathing and did not have a pulse. Alfaro and Drost initiated CPR for approximately six minutes, until paramedics arrived. Paramedics took over CPR and within a couple minutes the male regained a strong heart rate and began breathing on his own. Paramedics transported him to a local hospital for further treatment. Within a couple hours of the initial call, he was conscious, alert and speaking with hospital staff. He is expected to make a full recovery.

Refer: Sergeant J. Burns

Station: Hesperia Station

Phone No. (760) 947-1500

Case No. 191907473

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

SBSD - Hesperia Police Department
15840 Smoke Tree St
Hesperia, CA 92345

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-947-1549

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