HEMET – San Bernardino murder suspect arrested by Hemet PD

Trevor Montgomery

Riverside County News Source

 

HEMET – Yesterday afternoon, January 17, officers from the Hemet Police Department located and arrested a woman wanted for her connection with a brutal San Bernardino murder.

Hemet Police received information from San Bernardino PD officials that Nakasia Shanea James, 18, was being sought as a suspect in the Jan. 11 stabbing death of her boyfriend. The fatal stabbing occurred at about 2:25 a.m., on Central Ave. in San Bernardino.

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Wanted Poster for Nakasia James, who was captured by Hemet PD officers yesterday.

In the hours following the stabbing, James reportedly posted an explanation of her version of what had happened, in which she alluded to acting in self-defense during a domestic violence related incident.

A Facebook confession, reportedly posted by James following the fatal stabbing.

A Facebook confession, reportedly posted by James following the fatal stabbing.

During their investigation, police officials in San Bernardino developed information and leads indicating that James was possibly hiding in the Hemet area.

At 4:48 p.m., Hemet Police officers located James in an apartment, located in the 400 block of N. Hamilton Ave. Officers arrested James without incident and turned over to officials from San Bernardino PD.

James was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for murder. James was being held in lieu of $1,000,000 bail. Her arraignment is scheduled at San Bernardino Superior Court tomorrow, Jan. 19.

 

Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

Trevor Montgomery spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff Department in 1998. During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations, including the Robert Presley Detention Center, the Southwest Station in Temecula, the Hemet Station and the Lake Elsinore Station along with many other locations. Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and PWC based Lake Patrol, Problem Oriented Policing Team and he finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator. Trevor has been married for more than 25 years and was also a foster parent to nearly 60 children over 13 years. Trevor is now an adoptive parent and has 13 children and 7 (soon to be 8) grandchildren.

Trevor Montgomery spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff Department in 1998.

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations, including the Robert Presley Detention Center, the Southwest Station in Temecula, the Hemet Station and the Lake Elsinore Station along with many other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and PWC based Lake Patrol, Problem Oriented Policing Team and he finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator.

Trevor has been married for more than 25 years and was also a foster parent to nearly 60 children over 13 years. Trevor is now an adoptive parent and has 13 children and 7 (soon to be 8) grandchildren.

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