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Thursday August 25th, 2022 :: 09:07 a.m. PDT


In Custody Death Investigation Underway After 67-Year-Old Man Suffers Medical Emergency

DATE/TIME: August 23, 2022, 11:45 p.m.

INCIDENT: In Custody Death Investigation

LOCATION: West Valley Detention Center, Rancho Cucamonga

DECEASED: Kenneth Harold Wolfe, 67-year-old Upland Resident

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, a deputy with the Sheriff’s Court Services Division served an eviction order to Kenneth Wolfe at a residence in Upland. Wolfe refused to leave the residence and was arrested for disobeying a court order. Wolfe was transported to West Valley Detention Center where he was booked. Prior to being released with a citation and date to appear in court, Wolfe suffered an unknown medical emergency. Deputies and jail medical staff responded and began CPR. Fire and AMR personnel responded and ultimately pronounced Wolfe deceased.

Investigators with Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division responded and are conducting the investigation. The cause and manner of death are pending autopsy.  

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Chris Crosswhite, Specialized Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Chris Crosswhite

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. DR#602200105    H#2022-107

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Headquarters
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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