San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: February 24, 2016/12:04pm

INCIDENT: Attempt Murder

LOCATION: 12080 Amargosa Road, Victorville

SUSPECT: Michael Alan Woolever, 51 year old resident of Victorville

VICTIM(S): 33 year old male, 26 year old female


On February 24, 2016, deputies from the Victorville Police Department were dispatched to the Valero gas station on the corner of Bear Valley Road and Amargosa Road for a report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, deputies found a 33 year old male and a 26 year old female, both suffering from stab wounds.


Witnesses on scene told deputies two men and a woman were engaged in a verbal argument while exiting the gas station. As the three walked to the side of the gas station the argument turned physical and one of the males, identified as Michael Alan Woolever, produced a knife and stabbed the male and female. The suspect then fled the scene on foot and was located in a nearby parking lot. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.


The male and female stabbing victims were flown by helicopter to hospitals and are both still being treated for their injuries. The suspect was arrested for attempted murder and booked at the High Desert Detention Center. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior court on February 26, 2016.


Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Bryan Ziert at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27436) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at


Refer:Detective Bryan Zierdt/Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station:Victorville Station

Phone No.760-241-2911

Case No.171602367

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