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DATE/TIME: June 27, 2019 3:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: Panhandling/Conspiracy

LOCATION: Barton Rd./ Mt. Vernon, Grand Terrace

SUSPECT(S): Larry Padilla, 21 years old, resident of San Bernardino
Francisco Saldana, 21 years old, resident of San Bernardino
Adrian Martinez, 22 years old, resident of San Bernardino
Tero Weston, 28 years old, resident of Loma Linda
Sergio Vidaca, 32 years old, resident of Rialto

On June 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a call of aggressive panhandlers at the intersection of Barton Rd. and Mt. Vernon Ave. in Grand Terrace. The suspects were holding large signs with a picture of an infant indicating they were collecting funds for a funeral for ‘Baby Jacob”.

The investigation revealed the infant in the photo was not deceased and the suspects conspired to collect money from passing motorists who were willing to donate toward the alleged funeral. Approximately $500. was seized from the suspects.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact Central Station at (909)387-3545.

Refer: Deputy Casas

Station: Central

Phone No. (909)387-3545

Case No. 121900516

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department