Possession of Narcotics & Firearm
Bear Sheriff Deputy B. Francis conducted a traffic stop, shortly after 11:20 A.M.
Friday, October 22, 2021, for a California Vehicle Code violation, Big Bear
City, near the intersection of Arastre Road and Baldwin Lake Road. The driver
of the vehicle was identified as Riley Foust. A records-check confirmed Foust
had multiple outstanding warrants and is a convicted felon.
During a search incident to arrest, Foust was found to have
methamphetamine on his person. Additional methamphetamine, fentanyl, and paraphernalia
consistent with sales of narcotics, along with an un-serialized 9mm ghost gun
and ammunition were located in Foust's vehicle. Foust was taken into custody
Suspect Riley Foust was booked into the San Bernardino County Big Bear
Jail on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance while armed,
possession of a controlled substance for sale, transportation of a controlled
substance, and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and
Suspect Riley Foust remains in custody at West Valley Detention Center
in lieu of $50,000.00 bail. An arraignment hearing in this matter is set for
October 26, 2021, in San Bernardino County Superior Court.
SBC Sheriff Captain Mitch Dattillo
San Bernardino County
Big Bear Sheriff Station