San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: April 16, 2016 / 0221 hours

INCIDENT: PC 496D(A) Possession of a Stolen Vehicle/PC 29800 Felon in Possession of a Handgun

LOCATION: Little 3rd Street and Pine Street, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Fernando Rodriguez (25) San Bernardino resident and Lonnene Vreede (32), Bloomington resident

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at approximately 2:21 a.m., Deputy Burnette from the Sheriff’s Central Station conducted a vehicle check in the area of Little 3rd Street and Pine Street and contacted the occupants, Fernando Rodriguez and Lonnene Vreede.Deputy Burnette discovered the vehicle was reported stolen out of the city of Riverside.During a search of the vehicle, incident to arrest, a 22 cal. handgun was found underneath the passenger seat where Rodriguez was sitting.Rodriguez and Vreede are both convicted felons.Vreede also had a felony warrant for her arrest, out of Riverside County, for Vehicle Theft.Rodriguez and Vreede were arrested and booked into Central Detention Center for PC 496D(A) Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and PC 29800(a)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station at (909) 387-3545.Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the website at


Refer:Deputy Burnette

Station:Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

Case No.011601677

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