San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: July 16, 2016 / 11:26 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC459 Burglary / HS11379 Transportation of Methamphetamine / PC594 Felony Vandalism / PC496 Possession of Stolen Property

LOCATION: 18000 block of Bohnert Avenue, Rialto

SUSPECT(S): Jared Schaffer, age 33 of Rialto

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On July 16, 2016, at approximately 11:26 a.m., deputies from the Fontana Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of suspicous circumstances at a residence in the 18000 block of Bohnert Avenue in Rialto. Upon arrival, deputies were advised by the reporting party that the suspect, Jared Schaffer, did not currently live at the residence. The suspect previously had access to the residence however, he had been asked to leave. Schaffer has been the subject of investigations for burglary, criminal threats and vandalism. The victims are afraid of Schaffer and after he allegedly removed items from the home on July 15th, the victim had changed the locks.
On July 16th, the victim received information that Schaffer was at the residence and notified Sheriff’s Dispatch. When deputies attempted to make contact with Schaffer he fled the location in his white 2004 Chevy Silverado, headed westbound on Bohnert, then southbound on Maple Avenue. Deputies pursued Schaffer for a short distance, when Schaffer stopped his vehicle and ran in an attempt to elude deputies. Schaffer was located in the rear yard of a residence in the 2000 Block of N. Ashford, Rialto, and was taken into custody without incident.
Schaffer was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Deputies located several stolen items, ranging from lawn equipment to rare coins and jewelry in Schaffer’s vehicle. Schaffer caused several hundred dollars worth of damage to the electric system of the residence and new door locks. Schaffer was booked at the West Valley Detention Center for HS11379, PC459, PC496 and PC594. All stolen property was returned to the victims.

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Refer: Deputy K. Sandoval

Station: Fontana

Phone No. 909-356-6767

Case No. 031602106

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