A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy has resigned following his arrest previous this week on indecision of being beneath the affect of cocaine, government stated Sunday, Dec. 24.
Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jonathan Campos, 32, on Dec. 17, after they noticed him beneath the affect date parked in a automobile with a former deputy in an blank housing building at Elina Rose Court docket and Berlina Street in Hesperia, in line with a San Bernardino Sheriff’s Section information reduce.
“(The) controlled substance … was suspected of being cocaine,” the reduce mentioned. “Although Campos was off-duty at the time of the incident, he was in possession of a firearm.”
Campos, who were with the area six years and was once assigned to the Hesperia station, resigned then his arrest, Sheriff’s Section officers stated.
There was once disagree proof that Campos was once beneath the affect date on responsibility, they stated.
The previous deputy, Ricardo Baires, 29, resigned in 2022, and is accused of possessing narcotics on the market and possessing ammunition date opposed.
An nameless tip in November instructed the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Section about Campos and Baires’ alleged drug job.
The sheriff’s gangs/narcotics category treated the investigation. Time engaging in a seek warrant, police discovered drug paraphernalia at Campos’s house and drug gross sales paraphernalia and ammunition at Baires’ house, government stated.
“The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has a number of readily available programs to assist all our employees with any wellness or addiction issues,” Sheriff Shannon Dicus stated within the remark. “I am disappointed Jonathan did not utilize these programs. Even though he no longer works for the department, I certainly hope he receives the treatment that he needs.”
Each males had been absolved on bail.