San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: March 18, 2016 / 9:50 p.m.

INCIDENT: VC 2800.2 Felony Evading

LOCATION: Del Rosa Avenue and Lynwood Drive, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Steve Quiroz, age 55 a transient of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): State of California


On Friday, March 18th at approximately 9:50 p.m., Deputy Sanchez from the Sheriff’s Central Station conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Pick-up truck for Vehicle Code violations. The vehicle did not yield and fled at a high rate of speed. Deputy Sanchez activated his emergency lights and siren, but the vehicle continued to evade at a high rate of speed. The truck turned west onto 39th Street and crashed into a dirt mound. The suspect, identified as Steve Quiroz, fled on foot and was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. Quiroz had an active PRCS no bail warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station at (909) 387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the website at

Refer:Deputy E. Sanchez

Station:Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

Case No.011601181

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