VICTORVILLE – The Adelanto man who beat and stabbed his girlfriend on Sunday evening has been located and arrested.
Officials said that on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, a search warrant was served in the 16700 block of A Street in the City of Victorville, where they located Albert Rivota and arrested him. The arrest came after the beating and stabbing of a 24-year-old Victorville woman. Witnesses said that the two were involved in a verbal altercation leading to the suspect beating and stabbing the woman multiple times.
When deputies arrived they found the woman suffering from multiple stab wounds, along with a good Samaritan who stopped the attack. The suspect, later identified as Albert Rivota, 25, had already fled the scene. The victim was airlifted to a trauma center in stable condition. Rivota was booked at the High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder
“We would like to thank all the citizens that provided information on this case and encourage any others who have information to contact Detective M. Gardea,” said San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Gardea of the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous 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 www.wetip.com
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