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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: 08-13-14 / 1512 Hours

215 Carjacking / PC 496 Possession of a Stolen Vehicle 

LOCATION: Highland
Ave and Victoria Ave City of Highland
Victor      Age:  26     Fontana,

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at approximately 3:12 p.m.,  deputies from the Central Station located a vehicle that was reported as a stolen-carjacked vehicle on August 10, 2014 from the Fontana area. Deputies observed Victor Zavala driving the vehicle. Zavala is currently on probation for drug offenses.  A high-risk traffic stop was conducted and Zavala was taken into custody without incident. 


Deputies from the Central Station coordinated with detectives from the Fontana Station during the investigation. Zavala was identified as the suspect that took the vehicle by force from the victim. The vehicle was returned to the victim at the conclusion of the investigation.


Zavala was arrested for the carjacking and possession of a stolen car. He was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.  

Refer:                     Deputy Adam Duncan 

Station:                  Central Station
Phone No.             (909) 387-3545

Case No.                031402620

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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