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Convicted felon on parole found with two handguns and ammunition in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 31-year-old previously convicted felon out on parole was re-arrested after deputies found him with a firearm and ammunition, officials said.

Jesus Hernandez, of Apple Valley, was arrested on March 10, 2019, after a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation in the area of 6th and A Streets in Victorville.

Sheriff’s deputies identified the driver as Hernandez who was found to be on parole with an active warrant for his arrest, officials said.

According to a sheriff’s news release, “deputies conducted a search of his vehicle and discovered two handguns and multiple live ammunition rounds inside.”

Hernandez was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for felon in possession of a firearm, prohibited person in possession of ammunition, and felony parole violation. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on March 12, 2019. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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