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DATE/TIME: October 4, 2018 / 10:50 a.m.


INCIDENT: PC 29800(A)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm, PC 30305(a)(1) Felon in Possession of Ammunition


LOCATION: E. Highland Ave/ Highland Ave, San Bernardino


SUSPECT(S): Martin Loaiza, 47-year-old resident of Lynwood

                        Edward Martinez, 39-year-old resident of Los Angeles


SUMMARY: On October 4, 2018,  Deputy E. Fakhoury, from the Sheriff’s Central Station, conducted a traffic stop and contacted the driver Martin Loaiza and passenger Edward Martinez.  Loaiza is on active felony probation and Martinez is on active parole. Fakhoury searched Loaiza’s vehicle and found two loaded semi-automatic handguns. One of the firearms was reported stolen out of Glendale. Both Loaiza and Martinez had access to the firearms, and both are previously convicted felons with affiliations with a criminal street gang.  Loaiza and Martinez were both arrested for PC 29800(A)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm and PC 30305(a)(1) Felon in Possession of Ammunition and booked into the West Valley Detention Center.


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. Fakhoury


Station:                Central Station


Phone No.            (909)387-3545


Case No.               771801161


JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department