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Posted on: August 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Gang Member Arrested with Loaded Firearm - Copy


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Gang Member Arrested with Loaded Firearm
Station Area:Gang Task Force
Written Date:06/14/19
Time:2:48 P.M
Incident Date:06/14/19
Time:2:48 P.M
Incident Location:66000 block of Granada Avenue in Desert Hot Springs
Reporting Officer:Sgt. Paul Heredia
File Number(s):GE191650001


On Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2:48 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a probation compliance search near the 66000 block of Granada Avenue in Desert Hot Springs. Documented criminal street gang member and convicted felon, Jose Dorado, 27 of Desert Hot Springs was arrested after Gang Task Force Officers located a loaded firearm concealed on his person. Dorado was charged with being a felon in possession of a loaded firearm and violation of probation. Dorado was booked at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.

The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer Chacon at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Activity Form or call 951-922-7601.

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