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DATE/TIME: Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 7:26 p.m.

INCIDENT: Attempted Murder

LOCATION: 16700 “A” Street, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Withheld to protect ongoing criminal investigation

VICTIM(S): Confidential, Hispanic Female Adult, 24-year-old, Resident of Victorville


On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 7:26 p.m., Deputies from the Victorville Police Department were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call in the 16700 Block of “A” Street. When deputies arrived at the incident location they found the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic female adult had been beaten and stabbed several times by her boyfriend after a verbal argument. A witness, a good Samaritan, witnessed the violent attack and helped the victim from being beaten and stabbed any further.

The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of the deputies. The investigators know who the suspect is. This is an ongoing criminal investigation and the suspect’s name is not being released at this time.

The victim was flown by air ambulance to a trauma center. She is currently in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Gardea of the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at


UPDATE: Investigators are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect, identified as Albert Rivota, to contact Detective M. Gardea at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Rivota is a Hispanic male, 25-years old, 5’7” tall, approximately 140 lbs, with black hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue shorts and no shirt. He is wanted for violently beating and stabbing the victim.

Refer:                     Detective Gardea

Station:                  Victorville Police Department

Phone No.             (760) 241-2911

Case No.                171811472


JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department