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SBSD - Central
Thursday January 18th, 2024 :: 05:30 p.m. PST


Central Station Deputies Conduct Sex Registrant Compliance Checks in San Bernardino, Loma Linda and Grand Terrace

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, January 17, 2024

INCIDENT: Sex Registrant Compliance Sweep

LOCATION: Unincorporated county area of San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Ruben Palacios, 58-year-old transient of San Bernardino

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Central Station, conducted a sex registrant compliance sweep in the unincorporated county area of San Bernardino and in the cities of Loma Linda and Grand Terrace.  

The purpose of this compliance sweep was to confirm locations and information for registered sex offenders in these areas and locate those who were out of compliance with the terms and conditions of their sex registrant status. If violations were located, cases would be filed with the San Bernardino County Office of the District Attorney. 

Ruben Palacios was one of the subjects of the compliance sweep. Palacios was not at the location he declared on his registration paperwork. Follow-up investigation found Palacios had falsified information on his registration documents.

Anyone with information related to out of compliance sexual offenders is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Central Station at (909)387-3545. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to 

Refer: Detective Chris Bertetto

Report Number: 012400098

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

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

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

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

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