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DATE/TIME: Between Sunday, July 22, 2018 and Tuesday, July 31, 2018

INCIDENT: Felony Spousal Abuse, False Imprisonment, Criminal Threats, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Torture

LOCATION: 3800 block of Eucalyptus Avenue, City of Chino Hills

SUSPECT(S): Lowell Nichols, age 20 a resident of Chino Hills

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On July 31, 2018, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from a female victim reporting she had been held against her will.  The victim advised deputies that between Sunday, July 22, 2018 and Tuesday, July 31, the suspect, Lowell Nichols, had held her against her will at his residence. Over the course of that week, Nichols continuously sexually abused and physically assaulted the victim. The victim received a broken nose and wrist as a result of the abuse sustained by Nichols. On Tuesday, July 31, 2018, Nichols was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center in the City of Rancho Cucamonga for felony spousal abuse, false imprisonment, criminal threats, assault with a deadly weapon and torture. Nichols is in-custody with a one-million-dollar bail pending court proceedings. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Kyle Glozer with the Chino Hills Police Department. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer:                     Detective Kyle Glozer

Station:                  Chino Hills

Phone No.             (909) 364-2000

Case No.                221802447

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department