In Snow Valley Area
Armed Female Aims at Passing Motorists
NOTES by Editor E T Russell –
Incident Report from California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Sheriff, Public
Information Officers was delayed to be released/submitted to the Press, because
of the Investigation the incident required.
Various comments and assumptions from Sunday
afternoon motorists traveling on State Route 18 in the Snow Valley area, had to
be confirmed or eliminated.
The purpose of the CHP is to maintain safe driving
on the state of California roads; while the purpose
of the San Bernardino County Sheriff is maintain peace among the residents of
San Bernardino County. Both of these agencies plus special units were involved
in the April 22, 2018 incident.
of Incident: Sunday April 22, 2018
Highway Patrol (CHP) Headquarters located in Running Springs, California at
approximately 4:05 P.M., responded to a call of a teal Chevrolet Silverado
swerving on State Route-18, near Snow Valley.
As CHP units responded, the call was upgraded to a traffic collision
with no details.
later, it was reported that a female, later determined being an occupant of the
Chevrolet, was pointing a firearm at passing motorists. When CHP officers arrived on scene, they
encountered the vehicle had become stuck in an adjacent dirt embankment. At that time, the female fled on foot and hid
behind a dirt embankment.
the female pointed a firearm at the CHP officer, an officer involved shooting
occurred. NO INJURIES, were sustained as
a result of the shooting and the suspect was taken into custody.
San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is conducting a full investigation
into the officer involved shooting.
questions regarding the investigation may be referred to the San Bernardino
County Sheriff Department Public Affairs Division at 909-387-3700.