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DATE/TIME: September 15, 2018 / 3:00pm

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery on a Person

LOCATION: Mesa Linda Park, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Hector Sanchez, 44-year old Phelan resident


SUMMARY: On September 15, 2018, deputies from Victorville Police Department responded to a disturbance call at Mesa Linda Park, in the 13100 block of Mesa Linda Drive.

Hector Sanchez, 44 of Phelan, was reportedly at Mesa Linda Park for an extended period and according to witnesses was displaying unusual behavior. At approximately 3:00pm Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call that Sanchez approached two men and began yelling at them. The men told Sanchez to back away and Sanchez pulled a knife from his backpack and began swinging it at the men. Sanchez was detained by the victims until deputies arrived on scene. Sanchez was taken to a local hospital for observation. On September 16, 2018, while still at the hospital, Sanchez pushed a hospital staff member.

Upon discharge from the hospital, Sanchez was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for assault with a deadly weapon and battery on a person.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact 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 (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Stattion: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171810327

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department