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DATE/TIME:  December 12, 2018

INCIDENT:    PC 29800(a)(1), Felon in Possession of Firearms

LOCATION:   28000 block of DeAnza Street, Barstow

SUSPECT:    Robert Lawrence Hartland, 38 years old, resident of Barstow


On December 12, 2018 at approximately 12:48 P.M., officers from the San Bernardino County Probation Department and Deputy Kelsey Parsons responded to a residence in the 28000 block of DeAnza Street for a routine probation check. During the search, Probation Officer Valenzuela’s firearm detection K9, “Izzy”, alerted the officers to eleven firearms of varying calibers, many of which were loaded. Numerous boxes of different types of ammunition, which were concealed in containers belonging to Robert Hartland, were also found on the property.

Hartland is currently on felony probation and post-release community supervision. He was subsequently arrested for being a felon in possession of firearms and booked at the High Desert Detention Center without incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Barstow Sheriff’s Station at (760) 256-4838. Citizens wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer:     Deputy Kelsey Parsons, Probation Officer Y. Vargas, Probation Officer A. Hartland, Probation Officer D. Valenzuela and K9 Izzy

Station:                        Barstow Sheriff’s Station

Phone Number:          (760)256-4838

Case Number:            081801748

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department