San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
Press Release

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
INCIDENT: PC 273a(a); Willful Cruelty to a Child
LOCATION: 7100 Block of Barton St., San Bernardino
SUSPECT(S): Priscilla Chavez, 39-year-old resident of San Bernardino
VICTIM(S): 16-year-old male, 11-year-old female, 10-year-old male


Chavez refused to answer the door when deputies arrived to interview her.Fearing the other minor children in the home might be hurt or receiving similar abuse, deputies authored a search warrant.Deputies searched the home and Children and Family Services responded and took custody of the minor children.Priscilla Chavez was taken into custody and booked for suspected child abuse.

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Deputy Dominick / Deputy Laidlaw
Central Station
(909) 387-3545
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department
Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division
655 E. Third Street
San Bernardino, California 92415-0061
Telephone: (909) 387-3700