On Friday, April 12, at approximately 3:45 p.m., acting on information of drug and criminal activity at the 1300 block of Jasper Ave. in Mentone, Deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Probation Officers with the San Bernardino County Probation Department and Officers with the Redlands Police Department served a search warrant. David Berner, 32, Miriam Jimenez, 24, Joseph Johnson, 36, Christa Morris, 29, and Elvon Parks Johnson, 23, all residents of Mentone, were located at the residence. During a search of the residence, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine was located. Berner and his girlfriend, Miriam Jimenez, have lived at location for the past several months and have allowed other drug users at their residence.

Deputies also located a partially stripped stolen vehicle out of Redlands, a 2013 BMW, parked at the residence.

•David Berner was arrested for maintaining a drug house and warrant for possession of a controlled substance. He is being held on $25,000 bail.

•Miriam Jimenez was arrested for maintaining a drug house and warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia and shoplifting. She is being held on $25,000 bail.

•Joseph Johnson was arrested for possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cite Released.

•Christa Morris was arrested for possession of controlled substance. She was cite Released.

•Johnson Elvon was arrested for an out of county warrant.

All were transported and booked at the Central Detention Center.

Anyone with information related to the investigation, or information on criminal activity in the area, is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Yucaipa Police Multiple Enforcement Team at 918-2305. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME, or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.


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