San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: July 2, 2016 / 2:20 am


INCIDENT: Possession of Burglary Tools, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Probation Violation


LOCATION: Hidalgo Dr. and Marshall Blvd.


SUSPECT(S): Miguel Villanueva, 30 year old resident of San Bernardino


VICTIM(S): State of California


Deputy Kostiuk and Sergeant Hilfer conducted a pedestrian check on Miguel Villanueva near Hidalgo Dr. and Marshall Blvd. Villanueva was in possession of burglary tools and methamphetamine, and was found to be on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) felony probation. Villanueva was arrested and booked at the Central Detention Center.


As a reminder, Suspect Villanueva was 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 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 K. Kostiuk


Station: Central Station


Case #: 011602762


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