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Suspect Convicted of Attempted Homicide due to WeTip

San Bernardino County, CA… WeTip has received several case solving Tips that led to multiple arrests and convictions in San Bernardino County. Two separate cases from the High Desert were reported to WeTip.  Three suspects were arrested and convicted after a tip came in identifying Montel Smith, age 23, from Silver Lake Parkway in Helendale, CA. Smith and two juveniles were charged with Assault with a deadly weapon (hammer and a knife) causing great bodily injury, burglary and vandalism. The victims suffered very extensive injuries and trauma and the suspects were convicted of attempted murder and conspiracy. San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department investigators rated this tip and absolute 10+.  This crime would not have been solved without the information from WeTip.  The informant in this case, #653043, requested a reward and can now arrange to pick up their cash reward at a prearranged location.

A second tip #649836, resulted in the arrest and conviction of Leonard Hawblitzel, 53, of Adalanto, on charges of felony warrants.  Hawblitzel was convicted and sentenced to one year in jail and 3 years probation.  The informant in this case did not request a reward.

WeTip has aided law enforcement authorities in taking over 1,300,700 crime reports resulting in over 16,000 Crimes solved.  All calls and webtips to WeTip are absolutely anonymous.  No one ever knows who gave the tip.

WeTip has been serving the Nation as the Grandfather of all anonymous tip programs for over 46 years.  Live operators staff the phones 24 hours a day 365 days per year. WeTip has no taping, tracing or caller ID.  WeTip also offers rewards of up to $1,000 when information leads to an arrest and conviction.  If you have information about any type of crime, call WeTip at 800-78-CRIME to report illegal or suspicious activity or log on to  All calls are anonymous, not just confidential.