San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: April 27, 2016

INCIDENT: Possession for Sales of Heroin and Methamphetamine/ Felony Warrant Arrest

LOCATION: Redlands Blvd/ Poplar Street, Loma Linda

SUSPECT(S): Peter Mendez, 45 year old resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): State of California


On April 27, 2016, Deputy A. Lopez from the Central Station made contact with the suspect, Peter Mendez, in the area of Redlands Blvd and Poplar Street in Loma Linda.DeputyLopez recognized Mendez from previous law enforcement contacts.Sheriff’s Dispatch verified Mendez had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest.Deputy Lopez placed Mendez under arrest for the outstanding warrant.During a pat down search of Mendez, he was found to be in possession of several large baggies containing suspected heroin, packaged for sales.Mendez also had an approximate “8 ball” of suspected methamphetamine and a quantity of marijuana.When the larger baggies of heroin were opened, a total of 114 individually packaged baggies of suspected heroin were located.Mendez 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


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Refer:Deputy A. Lopez

Station: Central Station

Case #: 151600784

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