San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 13, 2016/8:16am

INCIDENT: Theft from Business/Violation of Parole LOCATION: 25686 Barton Rd. Loma Linda, Ca SUSPECT(S): Suspect #1- Jabari Varnado, 27 yoa male of Van Nuys, Ca 


On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at about 8:16am, deputies assigned to the City of Loma Linda were dispatched to the report of a theft that had just occurred at Manna Donuts. While responding to the location, the victim was able to provide information to Sheriff’s Dispatch, identifying the suspect as a black male adult, wearing a grey sweatshirt and pants. In addition to the suspect description, the victim indicated the suspect had entered the store and stolen a fundraiser container from the counter which had an undetermined amount of money inside. The victim also told the dispatcher they had chased the suspect on foot northbound on Mountain View, until losing sight of him. 

Upon arrival, deputies immediately conducted a check of the area where the suspect was last seen. Deputies quickly located the suspect in a vehicle near an apartment complex. While detaining the suspect, deputies located money, both on his person and near him, that had been identified as the money from the fundraiser container. The suspect was positively identified as Jabari Varnado. During the investigation, deputies learned Varnado was on active Felony Parole for Burglary. Varnado was arrested and booked at Central Detention Center for Felony Theft and Violation of Parole.


Refer:Deputies C. Ortiz and H. Reyes

Station: Sheriff’s Central Station

Case #: 151600076

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