August 21, 2014
Authorities say they have learned the true identity of a suspect being held in the shooting of a Rialto police officer.
San Bernardino County Sheriff's spokesman Arden Wiltshire says the man identified himself as Jaranard Thomas when he was arrested on Thursday morning, but yesterday a fingerprint check revealed that the his real name is Kris Antonio Wiggins.
Wiltshire says the 32-year-old Wiggins is wanted in Mississippi on a warrant for selling crack cocaine.
He is being held without bail on suspicion of the murder of a police officer.
Twenty-nine-year-old SWAT team officer Sergio Carrera was shot while serving a search warrant early Thursday morning.
He later died during surgery.