San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME OF RELEASE: January 6, 2016 at 7:45pm

INCIDENT: Kidnapping

LOCATION:12000 block of Chamberlaine Way, Adelanto

SUSPECT(S): Marcus Gilmore, age 41 of Adelanto


On Thursday, January 5, 2017, at approximately 9:20pm, Deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff Station responded to a residence in the 12000 block of Chamberlaine Way for a disturbance involving juveniles. Upon investigation, it was learned Marcus Gilmore believed his home was being broken into by some juveniles.

After speaking with some neighbors in the area, deputies located a juvenile victim inside Gilmore’s residence, who explained Gilmore held him at gun point and threatened to shoot him. The victim was allegedly forced into the residence by Gilmore and told to lie to deputies about what took place. Gilmore was found to have a felony warrant for his arrest regarding a perjury case from San Bernardino Superior Court and is a convicted felon. Deputies served a search warrant at Gilmore’s residence and recovered two loaded pistols and evidence corroborating gathered statements. Gilmore was booked into High Desert Detention Center for kidnapping and his warrant. He is being held on $250,000.00 bail, awaiting arraignment.

Citizen’s are encouraged to report suspicious and criminal activity to their local Sheriff Station, 1-800-78-CRIME, or and can remain anonymous.

Refer: Staci Parks

Case #: 241700044

Station: Victor Valley

Phone No: 760-552-6845

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