Press Releases Home
The original item was published from 12/1/2022 4:03:13 PM to 2/2/2023 12:00:00 AM.

Press Releases

Moreno Valley Station

Posted on: December 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Halloween Night Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

Vector Star 80 x93

Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Robert Martinez

File # MV223040340


On October 31, 2022, at 9:36 PM (Halloween night), Moreno Valley Station deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred at Celebration Park, located in the 14900 block of Morgan Avenue in Moreno Valley. The eight victims, both male and female, were gathered under a gazebo when they were approached by two unknown males. One of the males pointed a firearm at the group, demanded their property and stole multiple items. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspects. The Moreno Valley Station’s Robbery/Burglary Suppression Team(RBST) assumed the investigation and identified two male suspects.

On December 1, 2022, RBST, with the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 14000 block of Province Circle in Moreno Valley, where both suspects were located and arrested without incident.

The suspects in the armed robbery were identified as Gary Arthur Gonzalez, a 23-year-old male resident of Moreno Valley, and Gilbert Anthony Gonzales, a 36-year-old male resident of Moreno Valley. Gary and Gilbert were arrested and transported to the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station for processing. Gary was later booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center for multiple counts of armed robbery and Gilbert was released from the station pending further investigation.

Anyone with additional information or who may have been present in the area during the time of the robbery on Halloween night, is encouraged to contact Investigator Victor Ramirez of the Moreno Valley Station at 951-486-6700.

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

Gary Arthur Gonzalez
Gilbert Anthony Gonzales

See Something Say Something Submit an Anonymous Tip

Apply Now! If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Moreno Valley Station

Vector Star 80 x93

Fatal Hit-and-Run Traffic Collision

Posted on: December 4, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93


Posted on: November 23, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Hit and Run Driver Arrested for DUI

Posted on: November 17, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Carjacking with a Firearm

Posted on: November 15, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Annoy Molest a Child

Posted on: November 4, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Fentanyl Poisoning Arrest

Posted on: November 1, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Drive-By Shooting

Posted on: October 29, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93


Posted on: October 20, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

OTS Grant Safety Agreement

Posted on: October 19, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

National Teen Driver Safety Week

Posted on: October 19, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

National School Bus Safety Week

Posted on: October 19, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93


Posted on: October 15, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Attempted Armed Robbery at a Business

Posted on: October 11, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93


Posted on: October 6, 2023