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SBSD - Central
Friday October 5th, 2018 :: 09:43 a.m. PDT


Traffic stop leads to the arrest of two criminal street gang members for felony probation and parole violations

DATE/TIME: October 4, 2018 / 10:50 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 29800(A)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm, PC 30305(a)(1) Felon in Possession of Ammunition

LOCATION: E. Highland Ave/ Highland Ave, San Bernardino

SUSPECT(S): Martin Loaiza, 47-year-old resident of Lynwood
Edward Martinez, 39-year-old resident of Los Angeles

SUMMARY: On October 4, 2018, Deputy E. Fakhoury, from the Sheriff's Central Station, conducted a traffic stop and contacted the driver Martin Loaiza and passenger Edward Martinez. Loaiza is on active felony probation and Martinez is on active parole. Fakhoury searched Loaiza's vehicle and found two loaded semi-automatic handguns. One of the firearms was reported stolen out of Glendale. Both Loaiza and Martinez had access to the firearms, and both are previously convicted felons with affiliations with a criminal street gang. Loaiza and Martinez were both arrested for PC 29800(A)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm and PC 30305(a)(1) Felon in Possession of Ammunition and booked into the West Valley Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station at (909)387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on the website at

Refer: Deputy E. Fakhoury

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909)387-3545

Case No. 771801161

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

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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