RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Probationer Arrested with Firearm and Methamphetamine |
|Station Area:||Region 4 Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force |
|Written Date:||December 21, 2021 ||Time:||10:00 AM|
|Incident Date:||December 17, 2021 ||Time:||2:40 PM|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant S. Dyer – Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force|
On December 17, 2021 at approximately 2:40 p.m., members of the Region 4 Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Harvest Way East and Mill Pond Drive in the city of Wildomar. The driver was identified as David Rivas, a 43-year old resident of Wildomar. A probation search of Rivas and his vehicle revealed almost a half-ounce of methamphetamine and heroin. A follow-up probation search of Rivas’ residence in the 33000 block of Furrow Court in Wildomar revealed a loaded 9mm un-serialized “ghost gun”. Rivas was arrested and booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center.
29800(A)(1) PC Felon in Possession of a Firearm
30305(A)(1) PC Felon in Possession of Ammunition
1203.2(b) PC Probation Violation
11377(a) HS Possession of Methamphetamine
11350(a) HS Possession of Heroin
11364(a) HS Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia
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 website. The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.
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