Patrol deputy hears gunshots & arrests AB109 probationer

patrol deputy hears gunshots & finds AB109 probationer and a juvenile on felony probation in possession of firearms

DATE/TIME: November 2, 2017 9:50 p.m. 
INCIDENT: Felon in Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Discharging Firearm in Negligent Manner 

LOCATION: 21st and Orange in the City of San Bernardino 

SUSPECT(S): Suspect # 1: Ronny Garcia, 27-year-old, resident of Rancho Cucamonga 

Suspect # 2: 16-Year-Old Male 


On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 9:50 p.m. Deputy Ryan Rappisi from Central Station was traveling on Highland Avenue at Orange Street when he heard gun shots coming from south of his location. Rappisi traveled south on Orange Street and then observed a gray Honda Civic leaving the area at a high rate of speed. Rappisi conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle as it pulled into a gas station. The driver, Ronny Garcia was found to be on probation (AB109) for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm. The juvenile passenger was found to be on Felony Probation and had a NO-BAIL warrant for being A.W.O.L. from Boys Republic, a residential placement home for probationers in Riverside County. Deputies located .22 caliber shell casings, ammunition and a holster inside the vehicle. Deputies conducted a search of the area where the vehicle was first observed by Rappisi and located two .22 caliber handguns discarded on the side of the roadway. 

Garcia was booked into Central Detention Center and the Juvenile was booked into Juvenile Hall. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station at (909)387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hot line at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on the website at 

Refer: Deputy Rappisi 

Station: Central Patrol 

Case #: 771701274 

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