DATE/TIME: Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 11:57 p.m.
INCIDENT: Assault with Deadly Weapon on Peace Officer, Felony Evading. and Violation of Probation
LOCATION: Avenal Court & Torrey Pines Drive, Chino Hills
SUSPECT(S): Randy Slajer, 59-year-old, resident of Redlands
VICTIM(S): State of California and a Deputy Sheriff
On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at about 11:57 p.m., Deputy J. Drayer attempted to contact the occupant of a suspicious vehicle around Avenal Court and Torrey Pines Drive. The occupant, later identified as Randy Slajer, entered the vehicle and drove away. Drayer conducted a traffic stop in the area of Los Serrano Country Club Drive & Torrey Pines Drive for false registration tabs and expired registration. Slajer fled in his vehicle from Drayer and appeared to be driving under the influence. During the pursuit, Slajer exited the 91 Freeway at Maple Street and attempted to re-enter the freeway. Deputies utilized the Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT) on the onramp. After one of the PIT maneuvers (two total attempts), Slajer rammed the rear of a Sheriff’s patrol unit resulting in moderate damage. Deputies pursued him for 45 minutes, and about 43 miles to the city of Redlands. Slajer exited the freeway in Redlands where he parked in the driveway of a residence and was arrested without further incident. Slajer was found to be on probation in both Ventura and San Bernardino Counties for Driving Under the Influence. Slajer was booked at the West Valley Detention Center and is being held without bail.
During the pursuit several people were observed recording the pursuit. The Sheriff’s Department requests anyone who recorded the pursuit to please contact Deputy J. Drayer. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Chino Hills Police Department at (909) 364-2000. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Deputy Jonathan Drayer or Sergeant Matthew Gordon
Station: Chino Hills
Phone No. (909) 364-2000
Case No. 221803333
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department