For Immediate Release
|Date||November 26, 2004|
|Contact||Lieutenant Jim Walters|
Riverside, Ca- At approximately 3:00pm on
November 25, 2004, officers of the Riverside Police Department responded to the
alley at 4th and Chestnut Streets where they located a stabbing victim.
Paramedics provided on-scene treatment to the victim who was subsequently
transported to Riverside Community Hospital and underwent emergency surgery. The
victim remains in critical condition.
Investigation revealed the victim and suspect were at the location and began to argue. During this argument, the suspect drew a knife and stabbed the victim in the upper torso. Based upon information provided by the victim and several bystanders, officers of the department located the suspect on the pedestrian mall at 9th and Main Streets where he was taken into custody without incident. Following questioning, the suspect was booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center.
Victim: Joel Alan Palencia 47 years
Resident of Riverside
Suspect: Floyd Andwrick Stewart 47 years