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SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
Wednesday August 30th, 2023 :: 02:11 p.m. PDT


Suspects Responsible for July Kidnapping and Assault Located and Arrested by Fontana Sheriff's Deputies

DATE/TIME: July 21, 2023, at approximately 1:41 a.m. 

INCIDENT: Kidnapping, Assault with Weapon, Criminal Threats and Conspiracy to Commit Crime

LOCATION: 17800 block of Grapevine Lane, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Adrian Lopez, 22-years of age, resident of Rialto
Heather Covarrubias, 37-years of age, resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Thursday, July 20, 2023, deputies from the Fontana Sheriff's Station spoke to a male and female who reported being victims of a violent crime. They spoke to investigators and pointed out a residence in the Rosena Ranch neighborhood in unincorporated San Bernardino, where the incident took place. One of the victims had severe visible injuries and provided details on the violent encounter. 

During the course of the investigation, the suspects responsible for the kidnapping and assault were identified as Adrian Lopez and Heather Covarrubias. Deputies continued their investigation and authored arrest warrants for both subjects. 

On Tuesday, August 29, 2023, Lopez was located in the city of El Monte and detained. Covarrubias was located in the city of Fontana and detained. Detectives from the Fontana Sheriff's Station conducted surveillance at a residence on the 17800 block of Grapevine Lane belonging to Covarrubias and subsequently served a search warrant at the home. During the service of the search warrant, detectives located an AR style assault rifle, a 50-round loaded ammunition drum for the assault rifle, a loaded pistol, and a unregistered handgun without a serial number, known as a ghost gun, in the residence where the crime occurred.

Lopez was booked at Los Angeles County Jail and is awaiting to be transported to San Bernardino County for his arrest warrant. Covarrubias was arrested for her warrant and transported to West Valley Detention Center without incident. The firearms  recovered were taken as evidence.   

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact investigators at the Fontana Sheriff's Station. Callers wishing to remain annonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at  

Refer: Deputy Cunningham
           Deputy Christensen
           Deputy Arroyo
           Deputy Gentry
           Detective Sims

Station: Fontana Station

Phone No. 909-356-6767

Case No. 032301652

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

SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
17780 Arrow Blvd
Fontana, CA 92335

Emergency: 9-1-1

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