MAN TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR STABBING-MURDER

For Immediate Release
Case # 14WF0846
              





February 19, 2014

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486

MAN TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR STABBING-MURDER

 

WESTMINSTER – A man is scheduled to be arraigned today for the stabbing-murder of another man in Garden Grove. Ubaldo Gutierrez Jr., 25, Tustin, was charged today with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a deadly weapon. He is being held on $1 million bail and is scheduled to be arraigned today in Department W-2, West Justice Center, Westminster. The time is to be determined.

 

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2014, Gutierrez is accused of stabbing 19-year-old Cesar Bravo in his abdomen region and murdering him inside the victim’s home in Garden Grove. The defendant is accused of fleeing the scene. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died of his injuries.

 

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Garden Grove Police Department, who arrested Gutierrez early the next morning.

 

Senior Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Herrera of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.

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