San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: December 18, 2016

INCIDENT: Felon in Possession of a Handgun/ Possession of Handgun with Drugs

LOCATION: Tippecanoe Avenue/ 2nd Street, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Jason Williams, 45-year-old resident of Highland

Summary

On Sunday, December 19, 2016, at approximately 5:14 pm, Deputy Hedy was conducting routine patrol in the unincorporated county area of San Bernardino when he observed a vehicle commit a vehicle code violation.A records check on the driver identified him as 45-year-old Jason Williams.Williams is on formal felony probation with search terms.Williams also had two felonies and two misdemeanor warrants for his arrest.During a patdown search of Williams, he was found to be in possession of just under one ounce of suspected methamphetamine.Williams was detained, and his vehicle was searched based on the terms and conditions of his felony probation.A search of the vehicle revealed a loaded .22 caliber handgun which could have been accessed by Williams during the traffic stop.Hypodermic needles used for injecting methamphetamine were also located.The gun’s origin is still under investigation.Williams was arrested and booked into the 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 www.wetip.com.

Refer:Deputy Hedy

Station: Central Station

Case #: 011605499

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

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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