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Adelanto Couple Arrested After Search Turns up Meth and Handgun



ADELANTO, Calif.(– A 50-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman both residents of Adelanto were arrested following the service of a search warrant at their home.

On Thursday, November 16, 2016, at approximately 11:53 a.m., deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, assigned to the City of Adelanto, served a search warrant at a residence in the 10200 block of Lawson Avenue in the City of Adelanto.

During the service of the search warrant deputies located over 3 ounces of methamphetamine and a loaded 38 caliber handgun.

The residents of the home, David and Gina Barnard, were arrested at the residence. David Barnard was booked at High Desert Detention Center on charges of possession of narcotics while armed, possession of controlled substance for sales and felon in possession of a firearm, where he is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. Gina Barnard was issued a citation for possession of a controlled substance and possession of narcotic paraphernalia and was released from the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Kamden Lang or Deputy Robert Escalera at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s at (760) 552-6801. 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


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