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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:    Friday, March 7, 2014 / 10:54 p.m.                                               I


NCIDENT:       PC 187 - Murder


LOCATION:     Mount Shasta Drive and Avenal Street, Hesperia


VICTIM:           Ronnie Steven Mena, age 34 of Mentone


SUSPECT:        Alex Vincent Quezada, age 31 of Hesperia


On Friday, March 7, 2014, at about 10:54 p.m., deputies from Hesperia Police Department responded to the report of shots heard in the area of Shasta Drive and Avenal Street in Hesperia. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim deceased at the location.         


Investigators from the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail responded and are currently conducting the investigation. Through investigation, the suspect was identified as Alex Quezada.  The suspect was later arrested without incident, transported and booked into the Central Detention Center. 


The investigation is ongoing; anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Stan Wijnhamer or Detective Mando Avila at (909) 387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer:        Public Affairs Division

Phone No.:  (909) 387-3700


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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