HESPERIA-(VVNG.com): Hesperia Station deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a Honda at about 3:48 a.m., Friday morning in the area of Topaz Avenue and Live Oak Street. The vehicle failed to yield causing a short pursuit.
San Bernardino County officials said that the vehicle slowed and the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Hesperia resident Adam Bachelier exited the rear passenger door, armed with a handgun and fled on foot. Bachelier, a convicted felon, dropped the gun during the brief foot pursuit. The gun was determined to be a loaded .45 caliber handgun.
Bachelier was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for PC29800 (a) (1)-Convicted felon in possession of a firearm and PC3455- Revocation, termination or modification of post release community supervision (PRCS). Bachelier is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail and has an arraignment hearing set at the Victorville Superior Court on Tuesday, November 17th.
Deputies discovered Bachelier is on supervised probation for PC28002.(a)(2)-Felony evading of a peace officer, as a result of California Assembly Bill109. As part of Governor Jerry Brown’s Realignment Plan, or Assembly Bill 109, to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring the state to lower its prison population by 30,000; offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve shortened sentences in county jails and be placed on local supervision through county probation.