On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, approximately 10:00 PM, Jurupa Valley Deputies were dispatched to a stabbing that occurred in the area of Mission Blvd and Mintern in Jurupa Valley. The victim, who suffered a life-threatening injury, was taken to a local area hospital to be treated. Prior to deputies arriving, the suspect fled the scene.
Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force Officers from Region-7, assigned to the Jurupa Valley Patrol station, assumed the investigation. During the course of their investigation, Task Force Officers were able to identify the suspect as 28-year-old Reynaldo Lopez, a gang member to a local criminal street gang. Lopez had just been released from state prison a few weeks prior and was on active parole.
On Friday, August 23, 2019, approximately 3:30 PM Task Force Officers located and arrested Lopez for assault with a deadly weapon, parole violation, and for committing a violent crime as an active gang member. Lopez was booked in to the Robert Presley Detention Center.