News Story


Sheriff's Detectives Apprehend Attempt Murder Suspect
5/18/2015 6:45:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Sheriff's Detectives Apprehend Attempt Murder Suspect

Report Number:



2800 block of Waterman Ave., San Bernardino, CA

Date & Time:

May 18, 2015 @ 6:45 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Gang Unit and Major Crimes Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Daniel Torres




On the evening of May 16, 2015, Sheriff's deputies responded to the 500 block of Santa Clara St. in Fillmore, where it was reported that a male suspect had attacked and stabbed a man with a knife.  The wounded victim fled to a nearby residence, where he was given first aid and transported to Ventura County Medical Center with serious wounds to his upper & lower body.  During the initial investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Daniel Torres and determined that the attack was gang related.


On May 18, 2015, detectives from the Sheriff's Gang Unit and Major Crimes Bureau located (S) Torres as he left a residence in the City of San Bernardino.  Torres was immediately taken into custody and transported to the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility, where he was booked on charges of Attempt Murder and Committing a Crime for the Benefit of a Criminal Street Gang.


Prepared by:

Sergeant Cary Peterson


News Release Date:

May 19, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Gabriel Gonzales / (805)654-3548



Approved by:

Captain Melissa Smith



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).