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San Bernardino County detectives make arrest in 1992 slaying

More than two decades after a man was found shot to death on the side of a San Bernardino County road, 170 miles from his home, sheriff’s investigators say they have arrested a suspect. Gabino Mondragon Morales, of Phoenix, was arrested in Arizona this month and booked into the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga on Thursday in connection with the slaying of Fidelmar Meza Garcia. On Jan. 12, 1992, Garcia, 25, was found dead near Old National Trails Highway in Newberry Springs, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Garcia lived in the Kern County city of Arvin nine months of the year and worked in local fruit fields to support his wife and...

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