RANCHO CUCAMONGA – A 29-year-old Rancho Cucamonga man was arrested following a physical altercation with his girlfriend on Tuesday night. At around 10:15 p.m. deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga station responded to the 9000 block of Calle Vejar in the City of Rancho Cucamonga reference the altercation. While en route to the location deputies learned that the suspect, Andrew Walker grabbed a knife and several wrenches and was damaging vehicles and street lights.
Deputies arrived and Walker began throwing wrenches toward the deputies while making homicidal and suicidal statements. Walker’s family was evacuated from the home as other deputies attempted to calm Walker. Their attempts were not successful and they were forced to use a beanbag shotgun round to disarm Walker. The bean bag round was effective and Walker was taken into custody.
Walker was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Threats and Felony Vandalism. Walker’s bail was set at $50,000.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at (909) 477-2800.Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com
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