San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: November 30, 2016 at approximately 11:30 PM

INCIDENT: PC 496(a), Possession of Stolen Property
PC 29800(a) (1), Felon in Possession of a Firearm
HS 11370.1, Possession of a Weapon while Armed
Sales of Methamphetamine

LOCATION: Del Rosa Dr. and Fisher St., City of Highland

SUSPECT: Christopher Lopez, 41-year-old male, resident of Highland


On November 30, 2016 at 11:30 p.m. Deputies Luis Sandoval and Edgar Sanchez, from the the Sheriff’s Central Station, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation. Upon contact with the driver, Christopher Lopez, a glass methamphetamine pipe was located in plain view on the center console. The deputies conducted a vehicle search and found two loaded handguns. One of the guns was reported stolen out of Delta City, Colorado. Sandoval and Sanchez also found over $2000 in cash and approximately two ounces of suspected methamphetamine. Lopez is a convicted felon in the state of California. He was arrested without incident and booked into the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, 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 We-Tip Hotline at


Refer:Deputy L. Sandoval and E. Sanchez

Station:Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

Case No.011605219

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