On Thursday, April 24,
2014, at approximately 2:44 p.m., deputies from the Hesperia Police Department
were dispatched to a residence in the 16100 Block of Chestnut Street, reference
a baby not breathing. Upon arrival at
the residence, deputies and medical aid personnel found a 2 year old male
unresponsive and not breathing. The male
was transported to Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville where he was
pronounced deceased. Due to the unknown
circumstances of the child's death, investigators from the Sheriff's Homicide
Detail responded to the location and assumed the investigation.
On Tuesday, April 29,
2014, Roberts was arrested at the Hesperia Police Department. Roberts was booked into the High Desert
Detention Center (HDDC) on a charge of murder.
information related to the investigation is asked to contact Detective Mike
Flores or Sergeant Jason Radeleff of the Sheriff's Homicide Detail (909)
387-3589. Callers wishing to remain
anonymous are encouraged to contact We-Tip at (888) 78-CRIME (27463) or you may
leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Public Affairs Division
Station: (909) 387-3700