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DATE/TIME: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

INCIDENT:    Willful Cruelty to a Child

LOCATION:   Rancho Cucamonga

SUSPECT:    Michael Jerome Ervin, 39 years old, resident of Rancho Cucamonga

VICTIM:          Five-month-old female


SUMMARY: On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, the victim, a five-month-old female, was examined at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) and found to have three fracture ribs, all in the healing stages. Forensic Pediatricians determined the victim’s injuries were consistent with suspected child abuse and detectives from the Sheriff’s Crimes Against Children Detail were summoned to conduct an investigation.

Investigators determined the victim resided in Rancho Cucamonga with Michael Ervin.

Following an extensive investigation and collaboration with Forensic Pediatricians from LLUMC, Michael was arrested on Thursday, July 12, 2018. Michael was booked at Central Detention Center for Willful Cruelty to a Child and bail was set at $100,000.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail, Detective Cassandra Slawson at (909)387-0366. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or


Refer:             Detective Cassandra Slawson

Station:          Specialized Investigation Division- Crimes Against Children Detail

Phone No.     (909)387-3615

Case No.       DR# 111808787

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department