San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: March 12, 2016 / 3:45 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 288 – Sex with a Minor

LOCATION: 2300 block of Portola Street, San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Manuel Niebla, 21, San Bernardino resident

VICTIM: Confidential


On March 12, 2016 at 3:45 a.m. Deputies responded to the incident location in reference to a major disturbance, possibly involving a gun. Deputies arrived and discovered the disturbance was a fight involving two male subjects. During the investigation, the subject causing the disturbance, identified as Manuel Niebla, was found to have a 1 year old child with a 16 year old female at the location. Deputies Sanchez, Tabor and Rappisi gathered statements from relatives and tenants that substantiated that Niebla is the father of the 1 year old child. Niebla has been having sexual intercourse with the victim for over two years. Niebla was booked into West Valley Detention Center for PC 288 – Sex with a minor.


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.011601034

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