San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 8, 2016/2:25am

INCIDENT: Felony Vandalism LOCATION: 6885 Del Rosa Ave. San Bernardino, Ca SUSPECT(S): Unknown Hispanic Male Adult wearing a blue jacket and dark pants. SUSPECT VEHICLE: Unknown VICTIM(S): Our Lady of Hope, Catholic Church                  

Summary

On Friday, January 08, 2016, County Deputies from Sheriff’s Central Station responded to the report of a vandalism in progress at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in the county area of San Bernardino. The witness described an unknown Hispanic Male Adult wearing a blue jacket and dark pants, spray painting the exterior of the church. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered the suspect had defaced the church by spray painting offensive symbols on the outside walls and front entrance doors. The suspect had fled the location prior to deputy arrival.

The investigation into the incident is continuing, unfortunately at this time investigators have few leads. Sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s help in solving this crime. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s. 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 www.wetip.com. Refer:Deputies C. Veit or T. Romero Station: Sheriff’s Central Station Case #: 011600117 Phone No. (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