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Posted on: September 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Gang Member Arrested with Loaded Firearm

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Paul Heredia

File # GE222450004


Sean Hatley

On Friday, September 2, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a probation compliance search at a residence located in the 13000 block of Nahum Drive in Desert Hot Springs. During the compliance search Gang Task Force Officers located a loaded .357 revolver with an obliterated serial number. Gang Task Force Officers arrested convicted felon and documented criminal street gang member, Sean Hatley, a 45-year-old resident of Desert Hot Springs for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Ammunition, and Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number. Hatley was subsequently booked at John Benoit Detention Center 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 Deputy Henson 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.

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