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SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
Saturday October 20th, 2018 :: 02:23 p.m. PDT


Deputies arrest a convicted felon and documented gang member for possession of narcotics while armed

DATE/TIME: October 15, 2018 / 3:21 AM

INCIDENT: Possession of Narcotics While Armed

LOCATION: Ceres Avenue & Heather Avenue, Fontana

SUSPECT: Robert Arteaga, 35 years of age resident of Fontana

On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 3:21 AM, a deputy from the Fontana Sheriff's Station was conducting patrol in his assigned area. The deputy noticed a parked occupied Gold Buick with the driver inside surrounded by several subjects on the exterior of the vehicle. As the deputy drove up to the vehicle, the driver, later identified as Robert Arteaga, exited the vehicle and attempted to walk away and hide from the deputy.

Arteaga was detained and discovered to be in possession of a stolen loaded .22 caliber revolver, cash, a digital scale and a large amount of narcotics. Arteaga was arrested and transported to the Central Detention Center, where he was booked without further incident. Arteaga is a documented gang member, who is a convicted felon.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to call the station and speak with detectives.

Refer: Detective Division

Station: Fontana Station

Phone No. 909-356-6767

Case No. 031802854

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

SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
17780 Arrow Blvd
Fontana, CA 92335

Emergency: 9-1-1

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