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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



Willful Cruelty to Child

September 4, 2013

Location: 26000 Block of East Mirada Court, San Bernardino

Victim: Confidential 3-Year-Old Female

Suspect: Alexis Parker, 27-Year-Old Resident of San Bernardino and Tony Medrano, 43 Year-Old Resident of San Bernardino



Summary

On Wednesday, August 4, 2013, Medical Personnel from the San Bernardino Community Hospital Emergency Room called the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department to report a 3 year old female victim being treated at the hospital for a fever, had tested positive for methamphetamine. The discovery was made during the initial screening/examination of the child. The child’s mother, 27-year-old Alexis Parker, and boyfriend, 43-year-old Tony Medrano were at the hospital with the victim’s twin sister.

Deputy Tracy from the Sheriff’s Central Station responded to the emergency room to investigate the incident. During the course of the investigation, Child Family Services were contacted and also responded to the emergency room to assist.

Detective Ruiz and Deputy Cornett from the Sheriff’s Central Station responded to the residence of the victim and suspects. Detective Ruiz prepared and executed a search warrant for the residence on the 26000 block of East Miranda Court. Deputies recovered evidence at the residence to support the fact that the child had access to several types of narcotics and weapons. During a search of the suspect’s vehicle parked at the hospital, deputies also recovered narcotics under the child’s seat.

Both Parker and Medrano were arrested for child endangerment, sales of methamphetamine, and possession of dangerous weapons. Medrano was also charged with felon in possession of ammunition. Both subjects were booked into Central Detention Center.

Medrano is a sex offender who is not the father of the children and lives with them. The children were taken into protective custody by the Department of Family Services after being treated at the hospital.


Refer: Deputy Tracy or Detective Ruiz

Station: Central Station

Phone No: 909-387-3545

Case No: 011303527

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department


John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

C/o Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700



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