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Posted on: October 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Gang Member Arrested for Armed Robberies


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Gang Member Arrested for Armed Robberies
Station Area:Gang Task Force
Written Date:10/09/19Time:1:00 AM
Incident Date:10/08/19Time:10:00 AM
Incident Location:51000 block of Calle Avila in Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s):Y192790065


On Tuesday, October 9, 2019, at 10:00 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force with the assistance of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department SWAT served a search warrant at a residence in the 51000 block of Calle Avila in the City of Coachella.  The search warrant stemmed from an investigation into a series of armed robberies that occurred in the City of Coachella between August and October of 2019.  Gang Task Force Officers identified documented gang member, Brian Jamand, 23 of Coachella as being a suspect in the robberies.  Jamand was apprehended during the service of the search warrant.  Gang Task Force Officers seized a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun and heroin from the residence.  Additionally, a seventeen-year-old juvenile was arrested at the residence.  Brian Jamand was charged with multiple counts of Armed Robbery and booked at the Indio Jail.  The seventeen-year-old juvenile was charged with Possession of Narcotics with a Loaded Firearm and booked at Juvenile Hall in Indio.  


The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer James at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.  

The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several local and countywide law enforcement agencies with the goal of providing safe and secure communities free of violent crime and gang violence.

 You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website using the Gang Activity Form.

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