DATE/TIME: April 03, 2019 12:00 p.m.
INCIDENT: PC 480 – Counterfeiting / Forgery
LOCATION: San Manuel Casino – 777 San Manuel Boulevard, Highland
SUSPECT: Oganes Darmanchyan, 38-years-old, resident of North Hills, CA
On April 1, 2019, Oganes Darmanchyan was arrested at the San Manuel Casino for possession of drug paraphernalia. During his arrest, Oganes gave a false name of Arbak Nazaryan.
The San Manuel Deparment of Public Safety notified investigators Damanchyan’s vehicle contained equipment to produce counterfeit $100. Detectives served a search warrant on Darmanchyan’s vehicle and discovered a mobile counterfeiting lab which included a computer, usb drives, printers, seals, plates, gold flake and miscellaneous tools used to produce counterfeit currency.
On April 3, 2019 Oganes Darmanchyan was booked on the additional charge of PC 480(a)- Counterfeiting / Forgery. Darmanchyan remains in custody at Central Detention Center with bail set at $50,000. He is scheduled for arraignment on Friday, April 5, 2019 in San Bernardino Superior Court.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station at (909)387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the website at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Deputy A. Lopez
Station: Central Station
Case #: 771900367
Phone No: (909)387-3545
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department