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DATE/TIME: 08/05/2018, 10:30 PM

INCIDENT: Transportation of a Controlled Substance for Sales

LOCATION: Acacia Drive, Crestline

SUSPECT(S): Jason Eugene Averhart, a 46-year-old resident of Crestline

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On Sunday, August 5, 2018, at approximately 10:30 PM, Deputies Blake Stebbing and Kelly Bush from the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station, contacted Jason Averhart, who was a wanted criminal and had been absconding from probation for several months. Averhart was on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) Probation since 12/24/2017 for previous drug and violence-related charges and also had two active arrest warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia.

During a search of a 2018 GMC Sierra, Averhart was observed getting into, Deputies Stebbing and Bush located paraphernalia related to drug sales. Some of the items found included US Currency in different denominations, brand new zippered plastic baggies, a digital scale, several cell phones, and crystal methamphetamine. Averhart was arrested, transported to Central Detention Center, and booked for transportation of a controlled substance for sales. In total, nearly a quarter pound of crystal methamphetamine was confiscated as evidence.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is requested to call Deputy Blake Stebbing or Deputy Kelly Bush of the Twin Peaks Station at (909) 336-0600 or We-Tip at (800) 782-7463 if they wish to remain anonymous.

Refer: Deputy Blake Stebbing or Deputy Kelly Bush

Station: Twin Peaks Station

Phone No. (909) 336-0600

Case No. 051801306

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department