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Press Release - Tanya Henson & Orlando Brown

Post Date:01/18/2018 5:05 PM




(760) 256-2211

(760) 256-2215 (fax)





DATE:                                    January 18, 2018


OFFENSE:                              PC 243 (e) (1) –Battery Against a Spouse (Warrant)

                                                PC 148(a) (1) – Resist Peace Officer (Warrant)

                                                H&S 11377(a) – Possess a Controlled Substance (Warrant)

H&S 11550 – Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance (Warrant)  


NUMBER:                             CR#18- 0249


DATE OF INCIDENT:         January 18, 2018



Tanya Henson     Orlando Brown

Tanya Henson                                    Orlando Brown
WFA, 46-Years Old                         BMA, 30-Years Old
    Barstow Resident                             Barstow Resident   

VICTIM(S):                            People of the State of California


CASE AGENT:                    Officer Austyn Willis



On January 18, 2018, at approximately 08:00 A.M., Barstow Police Dispatch Center received a report of a family disturbance at the Aztec Apartments located in the area of the 100 block of West Buena Vista Street.


Officer Austyn Willis arrived at the location and contacted the family regarding the disturbance.  Officer Willis learned that there was a verbal argument at the apartment between Tanya Henson, her daughter, and her daughter’s boyfriend, Orlando Brown.   


During his investigation, Officer Willis conducted a wants and warrants check on all the individuals involved in the argument.    


Officer Willis learned that Orlando Brown had an active arrest warrant from Torrance Police Department. He also learned that Tanya Henson had an active arrest warrant from Ventura County Sheriff’s Department.


Officer Willis placed both Henson and Brown under arrest for the active warrants and then transported them to the Barstow Police Department.  


Orlando Brown was booked at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Barstow Jail on the warrant for the following charges; PC 243 (e) (1) – Battery Against a Spouse, PC 148(a) (1) – Resist Peace Officer, H&S 11377(a) – Possession of a Controlled Substance.


Tanya Henson was booked at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Barstow Jail on the warrant for H&S 11550- Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance.


Anyone with additional information regarding this incident may contact Officer Austyn Willis at the Barstow Police Department (760) 256-2211. Those wishing to remain anonymous may also report criminal activity by calling the WE-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or may leave information on the We-Tip website at  


Albert S. Ramirez Jr.                                        

Chief of Police



Andrew Espinoza Jr.


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