‚Äč San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies 

Arrest FELON Jesse Soto


Possession of a high capacity magazine

and Possession of a firearm


Monday morning, July 7, 2020, at approximately 9:26 a.m., San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies (Central Station) were in the area of the 7200 block of Garden Drive in San Bernardino conducting follow up investigation, when they observed a white Chevrolet SUV with expired registration. The Deputies contacted the driver, Jesse Soto, and learned Soto was on felony probation for evading police.   

Soto was detained, and his vehicle was searched. Inside Soto's vehicle, the Deputies located 3.5 grams of methamphetamine, a silver .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun, and a black 9mm pistol, loaded with a 30 round high capacity magazine. Soto is a convicted felon and it is unlawful for him to possess a firearm.

Soto was arrested for PC 2900(a)(1), Felon in Possession of a Firearm, PC 32310, Possession of A High Capacity Magazine, and HS 11370.1, Possession of a Controlled Substance while Armed. Soto was booked into the Central Detention Center. He is being held on $50,000 bail. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station (909) 387-3545. 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 www.wetip.com 


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

655 E 3rd Street, San Bernardino, CA 92408

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