RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Firearm Narcotics Arrest|
|Station Area:||Home Gardens|
|Written Date:||July 15, 2021||Time:||1:07 PM|
|Incident Date:||June 17, 2021 and July 9, 2021||Time:||N/A|
|Incident Location:||3700 block of Byron Street, Home Gardens|
|Reporting Officer:||Corporal Ramirez- Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force|
On June 17th, 2021, members of the Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force, conducted a probation check in the 3700 block of Byron Street, Home Gardens. During the probation search, a loaded 9 mm semi-automatic firearm (Ghost gun) was found in the belongings of Jesse Felix, a convicted felon. His whereabouts were unknown at the time.
On July 09th, 2021, members of the Corona/ Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force located Felix in the 13400 block of Estelle Street, Home Gardens. Felix was arrested for a felony arrest warrant, and a probation search of his hotel room was conducted. During the search, a loaded firearm was found that had been reported stolen to the Corona Police Department. Additionally, several loaded firearm magazines were found and 1.9 grams of methamphetamine. Felix was arrested for gun and drug related charges, as well as a probation violation.
The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force is one of 6 teams which compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force. If you have information related to gang or illegal weapons related activity in the Corona or Jurupa Valley area, you can contact Corporal Ramirez at 951-739-4810.
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