San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:  August 22, 2016 / 2:00 pm

Incident:  Perjury / Burglary / Conspiracy to Commit Crime

Location:  San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, Victorville

Suspect(s):  Kamariyae Melton, DOB 12/26/1994; Kennette Brock, DOB 03/27/1996


On Monday, August 22, 2016, Deputies Shawn Hollosy and George Dorta were assigned to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds to ensure the safety of evacuees who were displaced by the Blue Cut Fire.

Deputy Hollosy was reviewing protocols and documents at the evacuation center when he noticed information that appeared to be incorrect. Further investigation was conducted and it was learned that the suspects, Kamariyae Melton and Kennette Brock, had signed into the center using an invalid address. Deputies spoke to staff at the center and found the suspects were attempting to obtain placement, claiming that they could not return to their residence.

Both Kamariyae Melton and Kennette Brock were arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center on charges of conspiracy to commit burglary. Melton was also booked on charges of perjury and is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail, while Brock is being held in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at (760) 552-6801. Persons who wish to remain anonymous may relay information through We-Tip at (800) 78-CRIME or

Refer: Pamela Hoffman
Phone No. 760-552-6844
Case No: 071602909

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