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DATE/TIME: June 7, 2018 / 9:05 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 29800(A)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm

LOCATION: Cypress Drive and Reservoir Drive, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Rory Minor, age 35 a resident of San Bernardino


SUMMARY: On June 5, 2018,  Deputy E. Sanchez, from the Sheriff’s Central Station, conducted a traffic stop and contacted the driver, Rory Minor.  Sanchez discovered Minor had an outstanding warrant for Possession of a Short Barrel Shotgun.  Sanchez conducted a search of Minor’s vehicle, incident to his arrest, and located a homemade “Zip Gun.”  The metal pipe was manufactured to fire a 12 gauge shotgun round.  Sanchez also discovered Minor is an ex-felon in the State of California.  Minor was arrested and booked into the Central Detention Center for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. 

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

Refer:                     Deputy E. Sanchez

Station:                  Central Station

Phone No.             (909)387-3545

Case No.                011801557

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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