By SDCN Staff
Fallbrook, CA–A man is in custody after Sheriff’s deputies found him with Molotov cocktails in his vehicle in Fallbrook, authorities said.
The incident occurred just after 8:30 a.m. when deputies with the Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation responded to reports of a man acting suspiciously in the 200 block of East Fig Street.
When deputies contacted 30-year-old Jacob Daniel Oberg, he was arrested on outstanding warrants. Oberg was wanted by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department on charges of vandalism, burglary, possessing drugs, drug paraphernalia, and stolen property.
During a search of Oberg’s car, deputies found six Molotov cocktails, a flare, and a container of gasoline. Sheriff’s Bomb and Arson investigators served a search warrant at Oberg’s apartment in the 33000 block of Jamieson Street in Lake Elsinore. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail, as well as FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agents, and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the search.
No intended target has been identified by detectives. The investigation is ongoing.
Oberg was booked at the Vista Detention Facility on six additional felony charges of possessing an explosive device in public. His bail is set at $600,000.