San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: October 30, 2016/ 2:00 am
INCIDENT: H&S 11360(a), Transportation of marijuana
LOCATION: Front Street/ I Street Needles, Ca
SUSPECT(S): Tom Ngo, 27 Years old, of Los Angeles, Ca
VICTIM(S): State of California


SUMMARY: In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 30, 2016, deputies from the Colorado River Station in Needles, California contacted Tom Ngo during a traffic stop. When contacted, deputies could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from Ngo’s vehicle. Ngo traveled from Los Angeles to deliver a large amount of marijuana and marijuana products to a local marijuana retailer. Ngo would not disclose the name of the retailer nor did he have an invoice for the delivery or purchase of the marijuana. A search of the rental vehicle revealed nearly two pounds of packaged marijuana, several pieces of marijuana consumables, along with two cell phones and over $1500.00 in cash. Ngo was booked at the Needles jail with his bail set at $50,000.

Refer:Deputy Tyler Bengard

Station:Colorado River Station
Phone No.(760) 326-9200
Case No.211601082

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