San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: March 29, 2016

INCIDENT: Possession of Drugs and a Loaded Firearm/ Resisting a Peace Officer

LOCATION: 4th Street & Waterman Avenue, San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Vallon Wallace, 30 years old

Summary

On March 29, 2016, Deputy Sullivant conducted a pedestrian check near the intersection of 4th Street and Waterman Avenue in the City of San Bernardino. Wallace was observed in an argument with two females while standing in the middle of 4th Street, blocking traffic. Wallace refused to identify himself and began putting his hand inside his pants pocket. When deputies attempted to detain Wallace, he resisted by physically fighting with deputies in the roadway. During the fight, Wallace attempted to reach in his pockets several times. Wallace was finally taken into custody by deputies. When Wallace was searched, he was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun which had been concealed in his pants pocket. Wallace also possessed approximately 20 grams of Methamphetamine, and other drug paraphernalia related to the sales of narcotics. A records check on Wallace identified him as being on State Parole. He also had active warrants for his arrest.

Wallace was booked into Central Detention Center and is being held without bail.

Refer:Deputy Sullivant

Station: Central Station

Phone No.(909)387-3545

Case No. 011601459

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