Barstow Police Department

  • Agency: Barstow Police Department
  • Address: 220 E. Mountain View St, Suite B, Barstow, 92311 CA
  • Chief: Dianne Burns (Chief of Police)
Phone: (760) 256-2211

Barstow Police Department is located at 220 E. Mountain View St, Suite B, Barstow, 92311 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Dianne Burns. The Barstow Police Department phone number is (760) 256-2211.

Barstow Police Department News

Today, Barstow Police Department Explorers attended the Barstow 7-Eleven grand opening. The 7-Eleven is located at 491 Armory Rd. At the event, the Explorers were awarded a $400 grant check from the 7-Eleven Project-A-Game program. The Project A-Game program is a community outreach program created to provide meaningful youth development opportunities through education and play, so children establish a strong foundation that supports their future success. Thank you to Explorers Walker, Ellis, Payne, and Carson for coming to the event and representing Barstow Police Department. Also, thank you to 7-Eleven for your generosity and for supporting our Explorers.

Today, CSI Ellis of the Barstow Police Department conducted a class for Mr. Heiden’s Criminal Justice 1&2 class students from Barstow High School. Today’s class was on finger printing and is part of a series of skills that the students will learn about Crime Scene Investigation. The students are preparing for the SkillsUSA Competition in crime scene investigation, which is a regional and state level competition. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. In the competition, the students will be given a crime scene and will then be expected to correctly process that crime scene and carry out all necessary skills for crime scene investigation.

The Barstow Police Department conducted probation/parole compliance checks in the City of Barstow with assistance from San Bernardino County Probation Department and State Parole on November 2nd, 2017. As a result, 12 subjects were arrested. See press release below.

Thank you to everyone in the community who came out today for Barstow Police Department’s Alice in Wonderland Trick or Treat! We hope you and your families enjoyed it, like we did!

Come down to the Barstow Police Department tomorrow from 10 am to 5 pm to trick or treat through the Alice on Wonderland theme.

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community. Below are some of the calls that they responded to and the arrests that they made on October 29, 2017.

On Saturday October 28th, 2017 the Barstow Police Activities League (PAL) participated in the annual Kiwanis Club of Barstow Mardi Gras Parade. The theme this year was “Our past, their future - Time Marches On. Children and employees from the PAL program worked together to build the float that included Barstow Police cars from the past, present, and future, along with a time machine. Thank you to all of the children and employees who participated and the citizens that came and supported the Department and the City.

Join us in celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 23rd to October 31st! Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and drug prevention awareness campaign whose mission is to lead and support our nation’s families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug free youth. Red Ribbon Week serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our children through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives.

Corporal Catherine Greig conducted Anti-Bullying training with the children of the Police Activities League (PAL) After School Program. The goal is to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children, of all ages. For more information about anti-bullying training/programs please contact Corporal Catherine Greig at 760-255-5189.

***PRESS RELEASE*** OFFENSES: H&S 11378 - Possess a Controlled Substance for Sale H&S 11379 – Transport a Controlled Substance for Sale H&S 11351 – Possess Heroin for Sale CR NUMBER: 17-4272 DATE OF CRIME: October 18, 2017 DATE OF PRESS RELEASE: October 18, 2017 VICTIM: People of the State of California SUSPECT: James Lance Good, WMA, 38-Year-Old, Barstow Resident CASE AGENT: Officer M. Cardenas SUMMARY: On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at approximately 09:06 a.m., Barstow Police Officer Michael Cardenas was on proactive patrol in the area of 1000 block of May Lane when he observed a male subject in the middle of the roadway talking to a female who was stopped in her vehicle. Officer Cardenas noticed that the male was holding a brown bag in his hands. When the male observed Officer Cardenas, he immediately threw the small brown bag into the vehicle that the female was driving and began to walk away. As the male attempted to get into his own vehicle, Officer Cardenas contacted him. He identified the male as James Good, a Barstow resident currently on active parole with the California Department of Corrections. Officer Cardenas also contacted the female driving the vehicle. The female stated that she was talking to Good when he suddenly threw the bag in her car and left. Officer Cardenas conducted a search of the brown bag and located a large quantity of Methamphetamine and Heroin. The bag also contained packaging, a scale, and U.S. Currency. Further investigation revealed additional evidence indicating that Good drove to the location and possessed the illegal drugs for sale. Officer Cardenas placed James Good under arrest and booked him at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Barstow Jail for H&S 11378 – Possess a Controlled Substance for Sale, H&S 11379 - Transportation for Sales, and H&S 11351 - Possess Heroin for Sale. Anyone with information regarding this investigation may contact Officer Cardenas at the Barstow Police Department. (760) 256-2211. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can provide information on the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at Albert Ramirez Jr. Chief of Police By: Frank Benitez. Sergeant

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community. Below are some of the calls that they responded to and the arrests that they made on October 16, 2017.

PRESS RELEASE OFFENSES: PC 664/ 187(a) –Attempted Murder CR NUMBER: 17-4205 DATE OF CRIME: Thursday, 10-12-17 DATE OF PRESS RELEASE: Friday, 10-13-17 VICTIMS: Toney Hodge, 26-Year-Old, Barstow Resident Donte Purvis, 31-Year-Old, Barstow Resident Lemark Rachal, 34-Year-Old, Barstow Resident SUSPECTS: Unidentified CASE AGENT: Detective Peter D’Andrea SUMMARY: On Thursday, October 12, 2017, at approximately 11:57 p.m., the Barstow Police Department Dispatch Center received several calls from Barstow citizens who reported hearing “multiple gunshots” at the apartment complex in the 2100 block of Borrego Drive. While officers responded to the scene additional callers reported that there were multiple gunshot victims at the apartment complex. When Barstow Police Officers arrived at the scene, they located three (3) males suffering from gunshot wounds. The officers rendered first aid to the victims while waiting for the arrival of Barstow Fire Protection District personnel. Officers identified the three gunshot victims as Toney Hodge, Donte Purvis, and Lemark Rachal, all residents of Barstow. Barstow Fire Protection District Paramedics arrived on scene, treated the victims, and transported them to Barstow Community Hospital. The hospital then transported all three victims by airship to either Loma Linda Medical Center or Arrowhead Medical Center for further treatment. Barstow Police Department Detectives and Evidence Technicians responded to the location and processed the scene. The Detectives and the evidence technicians located a vehicle parked on Borrego Drive with multiple bullet holes. The Detectives also located fired cartridge casings, fired bullet projectiles, and additional evidence of the shooting on the street and sidewalk near the parked vehicle that sustained the bullet damage. The Detectives canvassed the Borrego Drive apartment complex and located several witnesses to the shooting. The investigation revealed that the three victims were standing together in front of the apartment complex when a white sedan style vehicle approached them. As the vehicle drove past the three males, the occupants of the white suspect vehicle fired several rounds at the victims. The vehicle then fled from the area. Detectives are continuing to investigate this shooting. Anyone with information regarding this investigation may contact Detective Peter D’Andrea at the Barstow Police Department Detective Division at (760) 255-5183. Those wishing to remain anonymous may also report criminal activity by calling the WE-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or may leave information on the We-Tip website at Albert S. Ramirez Jr. Chief of Police By: Andrew Espinoza Jr. Captain

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community. Below are some of the calls that they responded to and the arrests that they made on October 11, 2017.

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community. Here are some of the calls that they responded to on October 08, 2017.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Barstow Police Department Officers and Explorers participated and assisted in the Desert Sanctuary’s Candlelight Vigil. The Barstow Police Department staff, along with numerous other supporters gathered at the Barstow Court House and walked to Desert Sanctuary, where the vigil was held. BPD not only participated in the walk but also worked to keep the participants safe. The event promotes awareness to domestic violence, celebrates survivors, and honors those who were lost. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated!

Thank you to the Barstow Senior Center (555 Melissa Ave) for hosting Coffee With a Cop earlier today! Numerous citizens attended, which resulted in many good conversations and valuable information! We appreciate all those who attended and participated. If you missed us this time, we hope that you can join us for next quarter’s gathering! Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for future dates and times!

Just a reminder to please join us for Coffee With a Cop this Thursday - October 5th, 2017 from 8am to 10am at the Barstow Senior Center, located at 555 Melissa Ave. We look forward to seeing you there!

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community. Here are some of the calls that they responded to on September 30, 2017.

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community. Here are some of the calls that they responded to on September 27, 2017.