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DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 16, 2020

INCIDENT: PC 311.11 (A) Possession of Child Pornography

LOCATION: Fort Irwin

SUSPECT: Steven Berg, 38 years old, resident of Fort Irwin


Investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC) and Sheriff’s Hi-Tech Division, began an investigation into the downloading, possession and distribution of child pornography. Through investigation, investigators determined the the child pornography was distributed from a home in Fort Irwin.

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, personnel from CAC, Hi-Tech Division, the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) and Barstow Sheriff’s Station, served a search warrant at a residence in the 5200 block of Bighorn Lane in Fort Irwin. Investigators contacted Steven Berg at the residence. At the end of an interview with Berg, he was arrested for possession of child pornography. Berg was subsequently booked into High Desert Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brian Arias of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Detective Brian Arias
Station: Specialized Investigation Division – Crimes Against Children Detail
Case No. DR# 602000013 C#2020-11

Phone No. (909) 387-3615

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department