San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: April 17, 2016 / 0216 hours

INCIDENT: HS 11550(E) Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance While Armed

LOCATION: Lugo Avenue and 14th Street, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Sione Longani, age 23, of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): Confidential

Summary

Deputies McDermott and Tabor, from the Sheriff’s Central Station, were in the area of Waterman and 14th Street when they observed a vehicle, with no plates, drive west on 14th Street.Deputies turned around and the vehicle was speeding away in an attempt to elude deputies.They located the vehicle in the area of Lugo and 14th Street.Deputies observed four Hispanic males running from the vehicle.They conducted an area check and located the driver, later identified as Sione Longani, sitting on the side of a nearby home.Deputies observed a 9mm handgun on the ground next to Longani.Longani was taken into custody without incident and determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance.He was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center for HS 11550(E) Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance While Armed.

 

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 www.wetip.com.

 

Refer:Deputies McDermott and Tabor

Station:Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

Case No.011601693

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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