FONTANA – A Rialto man was arrested after a traffic stop led to him hitting the officer and his motorcycle on Tuesday afternoon. At around 2:45 p.m. a motorcycle police officer from the Fontana Unified School District Police Department attempted to stop a silver Chevy Camaro near Foothill Boulevard and Mango Avenue.
The vehicle stopped, but the driver, Gabriel Sierra was uncooperative. He put his vehicle in reverse, accelerating rapidly. He struck the officer then hit his motorcycle. When he moved forward, he dragged the motorcycle for around 25 feet and went northbound on Mango Avenue. At some point, he left the vehicle and fled from the vehicle on foot.
At around 5:17 p.m. officers located Sierra as he left his home in the 200 block of S. Linden in the City of Rialto. He was taken into custody and was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer as well as outstanding warrants. The Fontana Unified School District officer was treated at the scene for a leg injury.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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- Gabriel-Sierra: Photos provided by Fontana Police Department