El Centro PD Arrest Attempted Homicide suspect


el-centro-police-department logoEL CENTRO  — On January 13, at 5:45 p.m., members of the El Centro Police Department K‐9 Unit and patrol division were called to 1256 Adams Avenue to assist the United States Marshal service.

The U.S. Marshals had located a vehicle associated with Keith Prior (64 years of age). An arrest warrant had been issued in San Bernardino County for Pryor in relation to a January 6, 2016 shooting.

Officers surrounded the location and gave commands over the public address system for Pryor to exit the building with his arms raised. Pryor complied with these directions and was taken into custody without incident.

The room and a pickup used by Pryor were secured. Members of the San Bernardino Homicide Unit responded and took custody of Pryor and served search warrants on the room and vehicle. No weapon was located during these searches. Pryor was transported to San Bernardino and no booking information is available through this agency.