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DATE/TIME: May 20, 2018 / 2:11 am

INCIDENT: PC 496 – Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

LOCATION: Victoria Ave E. Citrus St., San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Roger Flores, 26-year-old resident of San Bernardino

                        John Holland, 38-year-old resident of San Bernardino                     

 

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY:  While on routine patrol, Deputy Fakhoury observed a 2014 white four-door Toyota Camry in the area Victoria Ave and Citrus Street in the city of San Bernardino with no license plates.  He activated his emergency lights and siren to conduct a traffic stop.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Roger Flores. Flores and his passenger, John Holland, were detained without further incident. The vehicle’s VIN# was run through dispatch and returned as a carjacked stolen vehicle out of the city of San Bernardino. 

Flores and Holland were both found to be gang members out of the San Bernardino area. Holland also had a No Bail warrant for absconding from his PRCS probation. Roger Flores and John Holland were arrested, transported and booked into the Central Detention Center for possession of a stolen stolen vehicle. 

Holland was found to be on felony PRCS probation. Felony PRCS probation was created as a result of California Assembly Bill 109 (AB109).  As part of Governor Jerry Brown’s Realignment Plan, or Assembly Bill 109, to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court Decision requiring the state to lower its prison population; offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve reduced sentences in county jails and be placed on local supervision through county probation. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.

Refer:                     Deputy E. Fakhoury

Station:                  Central Station

Phone No.             (909) 387-3545

Case No.                771800578

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department