San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: May 8, 2016 INCIDENT: Felon in Possession of a Handgun/ Possession of Handgun with Drugs/ Possession for Sales of Rock Cocaine LOCATION: 7200 Block of Sterling Avenue SUSPECT(S): Albert Jefferson, 25 year old resident of San Bernardino


On Sunday, May 8, 2016 Deputy Gile contacted Jefferson after observing him jaywalk across a city street. During the contact, a cursory search was made on Jefferson for officer safety purposes. Jefferson was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun. Jefferson was also in possession of suspected rock cocaine, packaged for sales. Jefferson is a convicted felon with a prior strike. The gun’s origin is still under investigation. Jefferson was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Central Station at (909) 387-3545. 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 website at Refer: Deputy J. Gile Station: Central Station Case #: 011601980 Phone No. (909) 387-3545

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