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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:  March 7, 2014  7:40 a.m.   


INCIDENT:    PC 203; Mayhem   


LOCATION:   Victim’s Residence, City of Loma Linda


VICTIM:          Confidential   


SUSPECT:    Desmond McKey, 35 years old


On March 7, 2014, at 7:40 a.m., McKey, Desmond was arguing with his girlfriend (victim).  The two have been in a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship for the last three years; however they no longer live together.  During the argument, McKey picked up a flat iron off the bedroom floor and threw the iron at the victim’s face.  The iron hit the victim in the mouth causing extensive injuries.  The victim received four lacerations to her lips, one broken tooth at the gun line and loose tooth. The victim was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center and treated for her injuries.


After an extensive investigation and cooperation from the Department of State Parole, McKey was arrested on March 12, 2014 and booked into the Central Detention Center.  MeKey is currently been held on a $100,000.00 bail.



Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Cornett.  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:             Jeremiah Cornett         


Station:          Central Station


Phone No.     909-387-3545


Case No.        151400426   


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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