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Thursday June 20th, 2024 :: 08:46 a.m. PDT


Lethal Force Encounter Occurs in Muscoy When Deputies Serve Arrest Warrant for Child Abuse Suspect

DATE/TIME:  June 18, 2024 / 3:00 p.m.

INCIDENT:   Lethal Force Encounter (LFE)
PC 664/187 – Attempted Murder of a Police Officer

LOCATION:  1900 Block of W. Mallory Street, San Bernardino (Community of Muscoy)

SUSPECT(S): Fredy Castillo Cabrales, 37-years-old, Resident of Muscoy

VICTIM(S): Confidential

On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at about 3:00 p.m., deputies from the Central Station and the Specialized Enforcement Detail attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a residence in the 1900 block of W. Mallory Street, in Muscoy.  When deputies contacted the subject of the arrest warrant, Fredy Castillo Cabrales, he pointed a gun at law enforcement and a lethal force encounter (LFE) occurred.   Cabrales was struck by gunfire and taken to a hospital where he remains in critical condition.  

The Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division responded and assumed the LFE investigation.

Cabrales was booked into the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department on PC 664/187 – Attempted Murder of a police officer.  Cabrales was also booked on the warrant for charges of child sexual battery and child abuse.  His combined bail is set at $1,300,000.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to call the Specialized Investigations Division at 909-890-4804.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer:  Detective A. Alcala or Sgt. T. Mooradian  

Station:  Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. 909-890-4904

Case No.  DR# 602400043  H# 2024-056

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

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