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Thursday, January 31, 2008

[CA] Ex-Detective Lentz charged with attempted murder

I don't know why San Bernardino Police Detective Paul Lentz is no longer a detective but someone somewhere is still having to contend with him, even though his former department does not.

...Lentz threatened to kill the woman during the beating, prompting her to fire a shot at him, which missed. The victim fled to her family's home and police found Lentz half-naked and bloody down the street...

Former San Bernardino police officer arrested for attempted murder
SANBERNARDINOPD.US
January 2008
...A man who police say severely beat his former girlfriend was then shot by the woman and later arrested. Paul Lentz, 48, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga in lieu of $1 million bail. Redlands police came to an apartment complex at Sunday 7 a.m. on a report of a disturbance. They discovered Lentz punched his 38-year-old girlfriend in the face and threatened to kill her. The woman grabbed a revolver and fired one round at Lentz, prompting him to flee the apartment. Officers found the woman at a relative's house and Lentz near the corner of Barton Road and Nevada Street. Lentz was covered in blood...

Redlands man arrested for attempted murder in assault

City of Redlands website
January 23, 2008
Police arrested a 48-year-old Redlands man for attempted murder following a New Year's Day assault on the man's former girlfriend... Once on scene, officers determined that the suspect, Paul Lentz, had severely beaten his 38-year-old former girlfriend about the face with his fists while threatening to kill her. During the assault, a wine glass was broken and both Lentz and the victim received lacerations. The victim was able to retrieve a revolver and fired one round at Lentz in self-defense. Lentz then fled the apartment... The victim was eventually located at a family member's residence. Lentz was also found a short time later, covered in blood, by an off-duty Redlands Police Officer... Lentz was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga for attempted murder. Bail has been set at $1 million. Anyone with further information is asked to contact Detective Mike Reiss at (909) 798-7580.

Beating of woman leads to charges
www.pe.com
San Bernardino County briefs
Paul LaRocco plarocco@PE.com
1/03/08
A Redlands man was booked into jail on suspicion of attempted murder late Tuesday after his girlfriend was beaten and choked during a bloody New Year's Day fight, police said. Paul Robert Lentz, 48, was arrested after the 7 a.m. altercation at his girlfriend's apartment on Orange Avenue in Redlands. The 38-year-old victim and Lentz were cut by broken wine glasses... Lentz threatened to kill the woman during the beating, prompting her to fire a shot at him, which missed. The victim fled to her family's home and police found Lentz half-naked and bloody down the street. Both were treated at local hospitals, Baker said.

5 comments:

  1. Is this Man still in jail or is he out?

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  2. he's out, I know him

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  3. He's out, I know him and I've seen him around. I dont think he's a detecive anymore though.

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  4. AnonymousJuly 31, 2010

    This is all BS. That woman fabricated this ridiculous story and ruined a very good mans life.

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  5. AnonymousJuly 31, 2010

    Thanks mom.

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