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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:        December 4, 2013/12:26 p.m.

Incident:           Assault with a Deadly Weapon/Robbery/Mayhem

Location:          Stater Bros. - Barton Road, Grand Terrace

Suspect(s):       Steven Urias, age 18 of San Bernardino

Victim(s):          Male adult, Stater Bros Employee


On Monday, September 2, 2013, at approximately 10:14 a.m., three Hispanic male suspects entered the Stater Bros in Grand Terrace. The suspects went to the liquor area and each grabbed two bottles of alcohol. They ran out the door with the items. When confronted by an employee outside the store, one of the suspects hit the employee on the head with a bottle. The employee was transported to LLUMC with a head injury. The employee was treated and later released from the hospital.


The suspects are all Hispanic males approximately 17-20 years old.


Through investigation, the suspect was identified as Steven Urias.  On December 4, 2013, Sheriff's deputies located Urias in San Bernardino and he was subsequently arrested.  Clothing that Urias was wearing during the robbery was located at his residence.


Urias was booked into the Central Detention Center with a $500,000 dollar bail.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call The Sheriff's Central Station or the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at


Refer:      Detective G. Leninger

Station:    Central

Phone No.:  (909) 387-3545


John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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