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Posted on: October 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Firearm and Stolen Vehicle Recovered During Search Warrant



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Firearm and Stolen Vehicle Recovered During Search Warrant
Station Area:Murrieta
Written Date:October 4, 2021Time:N/A
Incident Date:September 30, 2021Time:2:30 PM
Incident Location:Murrieta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant S. Dyer – Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force
File Number(s):MR21-5077

Armando Gonzales


On September 30, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m., members of the Region 4 Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force and members of the Murrieta Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team (SET) served a search warrant at a residence in the 40700 block of Vista Murrieta Road in the city of Murrieta. Detectives located a shotgun and a reported stolen vehicle as a result of the warrant service. Detectives arrested a male resident Armando Gonzales for an outstanding felony warrant. Gonzales is a convicted felon and is prohibited from owning a shotgun. Additional weapons charges will be filed on him. Gonzales was booked into jail on felony charges. Another adult resident was arrested for having several outstanding misdemeanor warrants.

If you have any information related to this investigation you can contact Gang Task Force Detective R. Leitch at 951-461-6353 or if you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sergeant S. Dyer at the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force at 951-461-6363.

You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force Tip Form. The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.

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

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