San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: April 23, 2016 / 11:54 pm

INCIDENT: VC 2800.2 Felony Evading / PC 3056 Parolee at Large (Wanted Armed and Dangerous)

LOCATION: Nolan Street and State Street, San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Benny Ramirez, 34, San Bernardino Resident

Summary

On April 23, 2016 at 11:54 p.m. Deputy L. Sandoval, from the Sheriff’s Central Station, conducted a traffic stop on a silver Honda Accord for vehicle code violations. The vehicle fled from Sandoval at a high rate of speed. Sandoval activated his overhead lights and siren, but the vehicle continued to evade at a high rate of speed. The vehicle ultimately drove into a dirt field and the driver fled from deputies on foot. Deputies received information that the suspect was hiding in a nearby residence and Sandoval and assisting deputies made contact at a home in the 3900 block of Duffy Street. Sandoval looked through the front living room window and saw the suspect who fled from him. The suspect resisted arrested but was taken into custody after a brief struggle. He was identified as Benny Ramirez and was wanted by the California Department of Parole and was considered armed and dangerous. Ramirez was arrested for VC 2800.2 Felony Evading and PC 3056 Parole Violation. He was 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 www.wetip.com.

Refer:Deputy L. Sandoval

Station: Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

Case No. 011601776

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