The man was taken into custody following the shocking incident.
Aalijah Isom, 2, and her sister Annie Isom, 7, both died after the Christmas tree in their home caught fire.
Barstow police said the suspect, 43-year-old Gary Christian, was wanted on an open felony warrant for a probation violation.
The police officer was seen on camera beating an unarmed Black man during an arrest.
Video captured a Barstow Police officer beating an unarmed Black man with a baton during a recent arrest.
The mother and stepfather of a 6-year-old Barstow boy who died last week have been arrested on suspicion of child abuse and murder after he was found with injuries all over his body, according to police.
Detectives say Juan Esparza allegedly sexually abused five former foster children.
According to the sheriff’s office, Fabian Munoz followed the child as they walked home from a bus stop.
Ricardo Mendez and Antanita Miller were arrested this week after their one-year-old son was brought unresponsive to a Pomona hospital. The couple are accused of repeatedly abusing the boy, ultimately leading to his death.
A groom plans to file a lawsuit against the Barstow Police Department and the city after a violent brawl broke out following his wedding after officers responded to a noise complaint.
An extra-large combo between two California fast-food giants is in the works with Jack in the Box looking to buy Del Taco.
Two suspects have been arrested on suspicion of killing a 21-year-old man after he went missing in South Los Angeles.
A well-known daredevil has died while conducting a rocket launch near Barstow.
A preliminary 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck about 14 miles northeast of Barstow at 11:34 a.m. on Saturday.
A preliminary 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck about 14 miles north of Barstow shortly after 7 p.m. with two aftershocks of 2.2 and 2.9 magnitude recorded, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.