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SBSD - Central
Sunday October 1st, 2017 :: 08:52 a.m. PDT


Deps arrest Noel Ochoa of San Bernardino after locating him in a stolen vehicle with methamphetamine and a shotgun

DATE/TIME: September 30, 2017 at about 12:20 pm

INCIDENT: PC 29800, Felon Possesion Firearm
H&S 11370.1, Possession of Drugs while Armed
PC 496, Possession of Stolen Vehicle
PC 1203.2, Probation Violation

LOCATION: 1500 Block of E. Highland Ave., city of San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Noel Ochoa, 34-year-old male, resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): Confidential

On Saturday, September 30th, deputies from the Central Patrol Station located a stolen 1993 Honda Accord in the parking lot of a restaurant. Deputies remained in the area until the occupants returned to the vehicle. The driver, Noel Ochoa, attempted to flee on foot, but injured his hand attempting to go over a chain link fence to the adjoining property. Ochoa was taken into custody without further incident. Ochoa had a No Bail warrant for a different possession of a stolen vehicle case. During a search of the stolen vehicle, a loaded 410 sawed off shotgun and a large quantity of methamphetamine was located in the trunk of the stolen vehicle.

Ochoa was arrested and transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center to for a pre-booking jail check for the injury to his hand. After treatment, Deputy Gile booked Ochoa into the Central Detention Center without incident. The registered owner of the vehicle was contacted and took possession of their vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy J. Gile, K. Hogue, and M. Schegel

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

Case No. 011702808

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

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

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Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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