San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: November 16, 2016 – 11:53 am

INCIDENT: Possession of Controlled Substances for Sales

SUSPECT(S): David Barnard, age 50 of Adelanto
Gina Barnard, age 52 of Adelanto


On Thursday, November 16, 2016, at approximately 11:53 a.m., deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, assigned to the City of Adelanto, served a search warrant at a residence in the 10200 block of Lawson Avenue in the City of Adelanto.

During the service of the search warrant deputies located over 3 ounces of methamphetamine and a loaded 38 caliber handgun. The residents of the home, David and Gina Barnard, were arrested at the residence. David Barnard was booked at High Desert Detention Center on charges of possession of narcotics while armed, possession of controlled substance for sales and felon in possession of a firearm, where he is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. Gina Barnard was issued a citation for possession of a controlled substance and possession of narcotic paraphernalia and was released from the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Kamden Lang or Deputy Robert Escalera at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s at (760) 552-6801. 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

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Refer: Pamela Hoffman

Case #: 241603217

Station: Victor Valley

Phone No: 760-552-6844

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700