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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Wednesday February 1st, 2023 :: 07:30 p.m. PST


Deputies Locate and Arrest Man Who Threatened to Burn Down a Home

DATE/TIME: January 28, 2023 / 12:31 p.m.

INCIDENT: Criminal Threats

LOCATION: 14000 Block of Maverick Place, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Gabriel Magallanes, 24-year-old Resident of Victorville

VICTIM(S): Confidential Resident of Victorville

SUMMARY: On Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 12:31 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a call regarding two females, ages 18 and 15, who willingly left their home and were believed to be with 24-year-old Gabriel Magallanes. Magallanes was wanted for threatening to burn down the family’s home the day prior.

Deputies located Magallanes with the females, and arrested him for felony criminal threats.   Both females were released.  

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 leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Tricia Blake, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

Case No. 172301234

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

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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