San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: December 8, 2016 3:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 496(a), Possession of Stolen Property
PC 29800(a) (1), Felon in Possession of a Firearm

LOCATION: 900 block of Wall Street, City of San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Jacob Cernas, 22-year-old, resident of San Bernardino
Sean Diaz, 23-year-old, resident of Commerce


On December 8, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. deputies from the Sheriff’s central Station went to the Wall St. location to serve an arrest warrant on Sean Diaz. Diaz is on active felony parole for a residential robbery with search terms. A search of the residence revealed a bolt action 12 gauge Mossberg shotgun underneath Jacob Cernas bed. A subject unknown to Diaz and Cerna dropped the gun off at the location and it was being held at the location for the unknown subject. A records check of the shotgun showed it to be stolen out of the city of Madera. Both Diaz and Cernas were arrested on multiple felony charges. 

Diaz and Cernas were booked into the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino. Cernas is charged with carrying a loaded and concealed firearm and Diaz for the outstanding warrants.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. 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 Josh Gile

Station:Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

Case No.011605340

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