Inland Empire, CA: Suspects in Stow Case Arrested in Rialto (Report)

Two of the suspects made incriminating statements that implicated them in the attack, according to the AP

The two men arrested Thursday in the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow were taken into custody during raids Thursday at two Inland Empire locations, according to an LA Times report.

The Times identified the men as Louie Sanchez, 29, and Marvin Norwood, 30. A third suspect, a woman identified as Dorene Sanchez, was taken into custody at the same Rialto residence as Louie Sanchez, according to Sheriff's Department arrest records.

Bail for Louie Sanchez Norwood was set at $500,000, according to arrest records. All of the suspects have addresses listed in Rialto.

Louie and Dorene Sanchez are siblings. Norwood and Dorene Sanchez live together on West Victoria in Rialto. Louie Sanchez also has an address on West Victoria.

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Neighbors told NBC4 that LAPD personnel were in the area Thursday.

Norwood was arrested by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department in 2006 on spousal abuse charges when he lived in Hesperia.

A law enforcement official told the Associated Press that the two men made incriminating statements that implicated them in the attack. The official said there was no forensic evidence against the men.

Officials expect the case to be filed with prosecutors by Monday, the AP reported.

The LAPD has not commented on the reported arrests.

On Thursday night, NBC4 spoke to Chip Matthews, who represents family members of Giovanni Ramirez, and he confirmed the two new arrests. Ramirez was labelled the prime suspect in the case after his May 22 arrest.

"I did have a chance to speak with higher-ups tonight at the Los Angeles Police Department and confirmed that two other people have been arrested for the beating of Bryan Stow," Matthews said.

NBC4 also learned Thursday that LAPD has surveillance video of the Dodger Stadium parking lot attack before it occurred. Sources said the video shows Stow engaged in a verbal confrontation with two men.

Police said Ramirez fit the description of one of the suspects, but the Los Angeles District Attorney's office did not file charges. Instead, Ramirez was sent back to prison on a parole violation involving a weapons charge.

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