On Friday, November 30, 2018, at 3:30 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted an operation near the 52000 block of Dos Palmas in Coachella. During the operation documented criminal street gang member, Giovanni Huerta, 23 of Coachella, was arrested on multiple charges after leading officers on a foot pursuit. Huerta was arrested for an outstanding narcotics arrest warrant, violation of probation, gang injunction violation, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of replica handguns, and delaying a peace officer. Huerta was booked at the Indio Jail.
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 Matos 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.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
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