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DATE/TIME: May 16, 2018 / 10:49 p.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Violation of Probation

LOCATION: 15300 block of La Paz Drive, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Noel Ramirez, 30-year old Los Angeles resident
Jose Luis Ramos, 44-year old Victorville resident

SUMMARY: On May 16, 2018, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to the Rodeway Inn, in the 15300 block of La Paz Drive, for a report of a man with a gun.

Upon arriving, deputies located an unoccupied vehicle that had crashed into an electrical box adjacent to the motel. A records check of the vehicle showed the 2005 Honda had been reported stolen in February 2018, in Fontana. Surveillance video at the location showed a man, later identified as Noel Ramirez, exit the vehicle and enter a room at the motel. The video also showed another man, later identified as Jose Luis Ramos, walking around the motel with a black bag and heading towards a dumpster. The black bag was found by the dumpster and contained a loaded handgun and Ramos’ wallet.

Deputies located Ramirez still in the motel room. He was detained and positively identified as the man exiting the vehicle. Ramos was located nearby, walking away from the scene. He was detained and positively identified, as well.

Ramirez was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for possession of a stolen vehicle. Ramos, a convicted felon on probation, was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for being a felon in possession of a firearm and violating the terms of his probation.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Officer

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171805284 / 171805285

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

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