Juveniles Arrested with Stolen Firearm and Methamphetamine
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force
Caesar Chavez and Fourth Street in the city of Coachella
Sergeant Paul Heredia
On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, at 2:30 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Caesar Chavez and Fourth Street in the city of Coachella. During the traffic stop, Gang Task Force Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located a loaded Glock 9mm handgun and a loaded Glock .40 caliber handgun. Further investigation revealed the Glock 9mm handgun to be stolen. Additionally, Gang Task Force Officers located approximately 6.0 grams of methamphetamine inside the vehicle. Two 16-year-old juveniles were arrested at the scene. The first juvenile was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and Minor in Possession of Stolen Handgun. The second juvenile was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Both juveniles were transported to Juvenile Hall in Indio and booked.
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 Davidson 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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