San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: JULY 13, 2016 11:01 A.M.

INCIDENT: FAILURE TO YIELD

LOCATION: HESPERIA RD/EUCALYPTUS ST, HESPERIA

SUSPECT: 34 YEAR-OLD, ANGEL VILLANUEVA OF SAN JACINTO

Summary

On Wednesday, July 13, 20016 at approximately 11:01 a.m., Deputy LaFond of the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station attempted a traffic stop of a Hyundai in the area of Hesperia Rd. and Eucalyptus St., in the City of Hesperia.

The driver of the vehicle failed to yield and fled southbound Hesperia Road at unsafe speeds and passing other vehicles in the center divider. The driver finally stopped near the intersection of Lime St. and Hesperia Rd.

Deputies recovered a baggie that was thrown from the suspect vehicle during the pursuit. The baggie contained a substance suspected to be methamphetamine. Inside the vehicle, mason jars containing suspected marijuana along with other drug paraphernalia were recovered.

Angel Villanueva was arrested and booked at HDDC on charges of VC2800.2 – felony evading and H&S11379 – sale or transportation of a controlled substance.

Refer: Karen Hunt, Media Relations

Station: Hesperia

Phone No. 760-947-1549

Case No.191604774

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