Saturday, August 12, 2006

SB Police Seek Teenage Shooting Suspect, Asking Public's Help in Locting him. (SB Sun 08122006) Fredrik "Lil' Hawk" Lewis Jr 16yrs.

I really hope that the Police Department finds Fredrik Lewis Jr. Lil'Hawk. He needs ot go away for a while and make his reputation well aware in the prison system.


Police seek teenage shooting suspect

The San Bernardino Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding Fredrick Lewis Jr., 16, also known as 'Lil Hawk. Lewis is considered armed and dangerous.

On May 24, Lewis allegedly entered an apartment complex in the 800 block of North Lugo Avenue, and spoke with two people.

Lewis left the complex, but returned shortly with a handgun, after which he fired at and wounded two people, police said.

Both victims a 48-year-old and a 15-year-old are San Bernardino residents. Both were taken to local hospitals.

Lewis fled the area and his whereabouts are unknown, police said. The weapon used in the crime has not been recovered.

The District Attorney's Office has filed a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge against Lewis. There is an active warrant for his arrest.

Anyone with information on Lewis' whereabouts is asked to call the San Bernardino Police Department at (909) 384-5742.

Five arrested in prostitution sting

Five men were arrested in a vice operation conducted in the area of Base Line and Stoddard Avenue on Thursday.

The operation targeted males soliciting females for prostitution. The area where the arrests were made is considered a "high-density crime area." According to the San Bernardino Police Department, vice operations are effective in reducing prostitution and related crimes in such areas.

Fire displaces residents

Several residents were displaced and are now in the care of the American Red Cross after a fire tore through their home in the 900 block of North 10th Street on Friday afternoon.

The fire was reported to the Colton Fire Department at 4:45 p.m. by a caller who said flames and smoke were coming out of the residence.

It took three fire engines manned by 12 firefighters about 25 minutes to extinguish the blaze, according to Tom Debellis, spokesman for the Fire Department. Debellis said that about $100,000 in damage was done to the home.

No other structures were threatened by the blaze. The Colton fire investigation team is looking into the cause of the fire.

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