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Attempt Murder


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant David Greenwalt

File # B232070004


On July 27, 2023, about 6:33 AM, deputies assigned to the Cabazon Sheriff’s Station responded to the undeveloped desert area near Bonita Avenue and Elm Street in Cabazon regarding an unknown trouble. Deputies learned a male victim had been in an argument with a male suspect. The suspect, later identified as 44-year-old Sergio Gutierrez, struck the victim with a large piece of wood and stabbed the victim multiple times. Gutierrez fled the scene prior to deputies arriving. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

On August 1, 2023, Gutierrez was located in Cabazon and arrested for the assault. Gutierrez was booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility for attempted murder.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Investigator Chacon at the Cabazon Sheriff’s Station at (951) 922-7100.

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