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SBSD - Central
Friday May 13th, 2022 :: 01:55 p.m. PDT


Two Suspects Arrested for Drugs and Weapons Charges in Loma Linda

DATE/TIME: May 12, 2022, Approximately 11:29 a.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of a Loaded Firearm While in Possession of a Controlled Substance

LOCATION: Van Luevan Street and Orange Grove Street, Loma Linda

SUSPECT(S): Joseph Pena, 21-year-old Fontana Resident
                        Denise Miranda, 36-year-old Yuma, AZ Resident

VICTIM(S): State of California

SUMMARY: On May 12, 2022, deputies conducted a vehicle check at the intersection of Van Luevan Street and Orange Grove Street. During a search of the vehicle, a loaded handgun, cocaine and $33,750 was recovered.

The driver,  Denise Miranda, was arrested for HS 11550E- Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance While in Possession of a Firearm and the passenger, Joseph Pena, was arrested for HS 11370.1(A)- Possession of a Loaded Firearm While in Possession of a Controlled Substance. 

Both suspects were transported to the Central Detention Center where they are being held on a $50,000 bail bond. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Central Station at 909-387-3545.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer: Deputy Yates/Deputy Fakhoury

Station: Central Station

Phone No. 909-387-3545

Case No. 152200850

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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

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