Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date January 03, 2002
Contact Lt. John DeLaRosa
Phone (909) 351-6050
Fax (909) 351-6038


Suicidal Subject

Riverside, Ca-  On January 3, 2002, at approximately 6:05 P.M., officers responded to a reported suicidal subject with a knife at 4944 Tyler Street. When they arrived the subject was gone. At approximately 7:25 P.M., the officers located the subject at a residence in the 10600 block of Hedrick Avenue. The subject was located in a rear room of the residence holding a knife to his throat threatening to kill himself. Officers assigned to the Metro Team deployed less lethal munitions. The subject dropped the knife and was taken into custody.

The subject, David Gerald Webber, White male, 18-years-old of Riverside, was transported to a Mental Health facility for evaluation. A criminal charge of brandishing a weapon is pending the mental health evaluation.

Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at (909) 320-8000.

J. DeLaRosa, Lieutenant