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DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT:  Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 12:19am

INCIDENT:      POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE/ POSSESSION OF

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

LOCATION:    US HWY 395/ Bartlett Ave., In Adelanto

SUSPECT:      Gerrardo Vargas, 26 years-old, of Adelanto

VICTIM:          STATE OF CALIFORNIA

SUMMARY:

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 12:19am, Deputy Weaver from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station stopped a 2003 Red Kia Forte for California Vehicle Code violations near US HWY 395 and Bartlett Ave. in Adelanto.

The driver of the vehicle pulled over to the side of the road and stopped the vehicle.  A passenger in the vehicle, later identified as Gerrardo Vargas, exited the vehicle in an attempt to flee on foot.  Deputy Jahn was able to detain Vargas without incident.  Deputies located a methamphetamine pipe in the pocket of Vargas’s pants and a plastic baggy containing methamphetamine in the passenger seat where Vargas was sitting.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact  Deputy J. Weaver or Deputy R. Jahn 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 www.wetip.com.

Refer:   Staci Parks

Station:  Victor Valley

Report #   241802159

Phone No:   760-552-6845

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department