Rialto Police Track Down Hit & Run Suspect

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On January 27th at approximately 9:05 a.m., the Rialto Police Department received several 9-1-1 calls from citizens reporting that a young female was struck by a car in the 1500 block of Rialto Ave, in the City of Rialto.  After the 14 year old pedestrian was struck, the driver in the suspect vehicle fled the scene without stopping.  Rialto police officers arrived on scene within minutes and found the young girl lying in the roadway.  The Rialto Fire Department arrived on scene and she was transported to Loma Linda University Hospital with severe head injuries. She is currently receiving emergency medical treatment.

Through an initial investigation which included witness statements, the suspect vehicle was described as a dark colored Jeep last seen eastbound on Rialto Ave, and then northbound Cedar Ave. Rialto Police Officers responded to the area and began their investigation.  During an area check for the vehicle, officers were able to locate it in the Walgreens shopping center on the corner of Cedar and Foothill Blvd. Further investigation led officers to conclude the registered owner of the vehicle (Jesus Quinonez-Garcia), was the driver. Officers were quickly able to locate Quinonez-Garcia and place him under arrest.

After obtaining his statement and conducting a DUI investigation, Quinonez-Garcia was found to have a blood alcohol level of almost four times the legal limit.  He was later booked into West Valley Detention Center under the charges of Felony DUI and Felony Hit and Run causing injuries.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carl
    Feb 02, 2019 @ 13:44:35

    Well I certainly hope the DUI suspect didn’t resist during the arrest. I heard that a tenured, highly decorated, and well respected Corporal got fired for arresting a three time DUI offender after he resisted arrest at the conclusion of a pursuit. That was under the previous Chief Bozo (DeAnda), so the officer in this case should be OK because Chief Bozo the fat Clown was forced into early retirement because of his corruption and lies!

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  2. Inland lighthouse church
    Feb 07, 2019 @ 01:20:16

    She is a miracle ,doctors thought the worst. but one week later she needed no surgery and looking to be released soon..a true miracle from God..she’s a Sunday school bus worker from inland lighthouse church in rialto.were her uncle is the Pastor Joel Booker

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