RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Firearms Arrest|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||July 17, 2021||Time:||2:40 PM|
|Incident Date:||July 16, 2021||Time:||9:32 PM|
|Incident Location:||13000 block of McDonnell Street, Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Christopher Varela|
On July 16, 2021 at 9:32 PM, Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team/Gang Unit on proactive patrol conducted a traffic stop in the 13000 block of McDonnell Street in Moreno Valley. The driver, a 17-year-old resident of Moreno Valley, was found to be in possession of an unregistered concealed firearm. He was taken into custody and subsequently released to his parents.
The Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team/Gang Unit is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sgt. Varela at the Moreno Valley Station at (951)486-6700.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Deputy Toscano at the Moreno Valley Sheriff Station – (951) 486-6700.
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