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Posted on: November 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Felon in Possession of a Firearm



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Station Area:Moreno Valley
Written Date:November 19, 2020Time:11:24 PM
Incident Date:November 19, 2020Time:7:00 PM
Incident Location:13000 block of Frederick Street, Moreno Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jose Ayala
File Number(s):MV203240280

Lemon Bookart


On Wednesday, November 19th, 2020, at 7:00 P.M., members of the Moreno Valley Station’s Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop in the 13000 block of Frederick Street, in the city of Moreno Valley. Deputies contacted, Lemon Bookart, a 19-year-old resident of Moreno Valley. Deputies discovered Bookart was on probation for burglary.  A subsequent search of Bookart’s vehicle revealed a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun inside of the vehicle.

Bookart was taken into custody and charged with being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Ammunition, Felon in Possession of a Concealed firearm, and Felon in Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. Bookart was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Deputy Kenny Hoon at (951) 486-6700.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.


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