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DATE/TIME:   January 11, 2019 / 8:20am

INCIDENT:      Attempted Murder, Threatening Crime with Intent to Terrorize

LOCATION:    15400 block of Nisqualli Road, Victorville

SUSPECT:      Nortashia Weathersby, 23-year old Victorville resident

VICTIM(S):      Confidential


On January 11, 2019, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a residence in the 15400 block of Nisqualli for a disturbance.

When deputies arrived, they learned 23-year old Nortashia Weathersby had entered her mother’s bedroom and took her wallet. The victim attempted to get her wallet back, and Weathersby began attacking her. The victim was able to lock herself in the bedroom. Weathersby retrieved a knife and attempted to get through the door while threatening to harm her mother.

Weathersby was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder and threatening crime with intent to terrorize. She is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on January 15, 2019.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. 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

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171900353

Phone No. (760) 241-2911


JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department