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SBSD - Central
Friday May 31st, 2019 :: 12:21 p.m. PDT


Detectives are investigating the theft of guns from a patrol car parked at Central Station/Headquarters

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:00 am

INCIDENT: Vehicle Burglary - Theft of Guns

LOCATION: Sheriff’s Headquarters – 655 E. Third Street, San Bernardino

VICTIM: San Bernardino County Sheriff - Coroner Department

SUSPECT(S): Unknown


On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at approximately 7:00 am, a deputy from the Central Patrol Station discovered a marked patrol car was burglarized while parked in the Sheriff’s Department parking lot.

An investigation began immediately, and detectives determined sometime between Monday, May 27th at 7:00 am and Wednesday, May 29th at 7:00 am, an unknown suspect pried open the driver’s door and entered the patrol car. Once inside, the suspect pried the weapons mounting system and removed the rifle, shotgun and ammunition. Crime Scene Investigators processed the car and the surrounding area for forensic evidence.

The Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying the suspect(s) involved in this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Robert Whiteside, Central Patrol Station (909) 387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or

Refer: Detective Robert Whiteside

Station: Central Patrol Station

Case No. 011901371

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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