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DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: Saturday, June 21, 2018, at 1:28 am


LOCATION:    12000 block of Oasis Road, Phelan

SUSPECT:     Chad Thompson, 28 years of age, of Phelan


On Sunday, June 21, 2018, the suspect, Chad Thompson, and his girlfriend were drinking alcoholic beverages. The two got into an argument and Thompson’s girlfriend walked away from the residence. Thompson went outside with a handgun and fired three shots into the air.

Deputies were called to the scene by area neighbors who heard the gunfire. Deputy Jeff Henry investigated the incident and arrested Chad Thompson for discharging a firearm in a negligent manner. Thompson was booked at High Desert Detention Center and was later released on a bail bond.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputy Jeff Henry at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

Refer:   Pamela Hoffman

Station:  Victor Valley

Report #   071802339

Phone No:   760-552-6845

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department