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Posted on: August 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Attempted Murder with a Firearm - Copy


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Shooting Investigation
Station Area:Gang Task Force
Written Date:05/03/19
Time:0:00 PM
Incident Date:05/03/19
Time:0:00 PM
Incident Location:5000 block of Troth St., Jurupa Valley
Reporting Officer:Sgt. Nathan Padilla
File Number(s): 


Alvaro Lopez-Chacon,

On Friday March 29, 2019, about 7:00 PM, members of the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force, Region-7, investigated a shooting that occurred in the 5000 block of Troth St. in Jurupa Valley. No one was struck or injured during the shooting. After a lengthy investigation, Task Force Officers determined the shooting was gang related and identified 24-year-old Jurupa Valley resident, Alvaro Lopez-Chacon, as the person responsible for the shooting. Lopez-Chacon was identified as being a member of an active criminal street gang. During a follow-up investigation, Task Force Officers learned Lopez-Chacon was also responsible for several other gang related shootings that occurred within the Jurupa Valley area within the last several months. An arrest warrant was obtained for Lopez-Chacon’s arrest related to each shooting.

On Friday May 03, 2019, Lopez-Chacon was arrested in the City of Riverside for his arrest warrant and an unrelated offense. Lopez-Chacon was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for the listed charges. 

  • Attempted Murder with a Firearm.
  • Criminal Street Gang Membership.

 Anyone with additional information regarding this arrest is encouraged to contact Sergeant Nathan Padilla from the Region 7 Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force at (951) 955-2734.  

The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several local and countywide law enforcement agencies with the goal of providing safe and secure communities free of violent crime and gang violence.

 You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website at Gang Activity Form.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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