Between March 2 and March 8, investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department – Gangs/Narcotics Division, along with deputies from patrol stations, served 12 search warrants and contacted suspects at various locations in Ontario, Yucca Valley, San Bernardino and Desert Hot Springs.

During those contacts, investigators contacted gang members and persons prohibited from possessing firearms. As a result, investigators seized approximately three pounds of illegal narcotics and six firearms, including two ghost guns. A total of seven felony arrests were made.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors authorized funds for countywide crime suppression. The intent is to provide additional funding to the Sheriff’s Department, allowing for increased law enforcement services related to quality-of-life issues affecting the communities in our county.

Operation Consequences will focus on conducting targeted crime suppression operations in the High Desert and the Sheriff’s jurisdiction surrounding the city of San Bernardino. The operation will include personnel from the Sheriff’s Gangs/Narcotics Division, Specialized Enforcement Division, patrol stations, California Highway Patrol, San Bernardino County Probation, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and Department of Homeland Security Investigations. Operation Consequences will take place over the next several months to curb violent crime, disrupt and dismantle targeted criminal street gangs, and locate and arrest criminals who are illegally possessing, manufacturing and trafficking firearms.

Additional County Update News – March 14, 2024

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