Hours-long Perris stand off leads to arrest

PERRIS, Calif. — A reported domestic disturbance between brothers led to an hours-long stand off and eventual arrest of one of the involved siblings Thursday morning, July 23.

The incident took place on the 800 block of W. Nance St., between N. Webster and Indian avenues.


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Sources indicate that deputies from the Perris Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to scene after receiving reports of a domestic disturbance between two brothers.

When deputies arrived, they spotted a man, since identified as 28-year-old Christopher Sean Bock, sitting on top of a motor home with a small puppy, in the Auto Aide tow yard.

Deputies spent several hours negotiating the surrender of a man accused of pulling out a knife and threatening his brother during a Perris domestic disturbance. Loudlabs News photo

Deputies learned that sometime during the morning hours Bock had come to the location and began taking items from a trailer.

When the reported victim tried to stop Bock an argument began that escalated when Bock allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened his brother, according to sources.

When sheriffs deputies began arriving at the scene, Bock climbed on top of the trailer with several knives and a small dog.

Bock refused deputies orders to come down from the motor home, leading to a stand off that last for several hours.

At around 12:45 p.m., deputies were able to convince Bock to surrender, at which time he was detained without further incident and later arrested.

The puppy was uninjured during the incident.

Deputies eventually managed to coax the knife-wielding man to surrender to them. He was taken into custody without further incident. Loudlabs News photos

Online jail records indicate Bock was booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

According to records, Bock was released the day after his arrest with a citation to appear at the Riverside Hall of Justice on Dec. 3.

Officials have not released any information regarding this incident and arrest and no further details were immediately available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Perris Sheriff’s Station at (951) 210-1000. Callers can refer to incident file number PE202050036 and can remain anonymous.

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Trevor Montgomery, 48, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News, (the now defunct) Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County and Mountain Echo in Shasta County.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 29 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 16 grandchildren.


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