RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Felon with a Firearm|
|Written Date:||December 7, 2021||Time:||N/A|
|Incident Date:||December 7, 2021||Time:||7:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||25000 Block of Hemet Street, Unincorporated Hemet|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Art Paez- Region 3 Gang Task Force|
|John Dino Sirimarco Jr.|
On Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at approximately 1900 hours, Region 3 Gang Task Force Officers responded to a residence in the 25000 Block of Hemet Street, Unincorporated Hemet, County of Riverside, in reference to an attempted warrant service on a subject with a felony warrant. Upon Task Force Officer’s arrival, they located John Sirimarco Jr. who had an active felony warrant for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm. During a subsequent search of John’s bedroom, a loaded Walther P22 .22 Cal firearm was located. John, who is out on bail for a prior felony arrest, was taken into custody without incident for weapons charges, a bail enhancement, and he was later transported to the Riverside County Jail.
The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force has been in existence since April 2006. The Law Enforcement Agencies within “The Valley” have been working together since this time on a daily basis. The Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force is comprised of members from the Hemet Police Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, and the California Highway Patrol. The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force operates in the Cities of Hemet, San Jacinto, and the unincorporated areas of Hemet. The law enforcement leadership within the valley meets regularly and coordinates the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force activities. Since the formation of the task force, leadership has recognized the importance of working together to provide the highest level of service for the citizens within the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley.
The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force is one of five teams comprising the entire Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force, which is a collaborative effort of various law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.
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