Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date July 22, 2002
Contact Sergeant Gary Crawford 
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8030


Arrest of Murder Suspects

Riverside, Ca-  On July 22, 2002, Detectives from the Riverside Police Department completed a series of interviews that culminated in the arrest of two suspects in the recent shooting death of Anthony Sweat, a thirteen-year-old Riverside resident.

The suspects’ names are being withheld due to their age. One suspect is a 16-year-old male Hispanic and the second suspect is a 15-year-old male Hispanic. Both suspects are from Riverside and are members of a local street gang.

Anyone with additional information about this investigation is encouraged to call Detective Shumway or Detective Rowe at 320-8000.