||Manufactured Dangerous Weapons
||Gang Task Force
||5400 Block of 34th Street, Jurupa Valley
||Sergeant Nathan Padilla
On Friday, November 16, 2018, about 10:35 AM, members of the Region 7 Regional Gang Task Force conducted a license plate inquiry on a pick-up truck in the 5400 Block of 34th Street, Jurupa Valley. The pick-up truck returned stolen out of the City of Riverside. During the course of their investigation, Task Force Officers identified 35-year-old Jurupa Valley resident, Andy Acuna, as the person in possession of the stolen pick-up truck. Acuna is a self-admitted Criminal Street Gang Associate. With Acuna was 27-year old Jurupa Valley resident, Kayla Webb. Webb was identified as being on Post Release Community Supervision (P.R.C.S.)
Further investigation revealed Acuna was in possession of two Manufactured Dangerous Weapons. Both weapons, the “Zip-Gun” also known as a “Slam-Fired Shotgun” and the “Cane-Gun” were both loaded and fully operable.
Both Acuna and Webb were arrested and booked into custody at the Robert Presley Detention Center for the following charges:
- Manufactured Dangerous Weapons.
- Possession of a Cane-Gun.
- Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
- Convicted Felon in Possession of Ammunition.
- Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed.
- Possession of Stolen Property.
- Violation of Post Release Community Supervision Terms.
The Region 7 Gang Task Force is one of eight teams composing the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force , which is a collaborative effort of 25 law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs throughout Riverside County. The Region 7 Gang Task Force is composed of members from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, and Riverside County Probation.
Anyone with additional information regarding this arrest is encouraged to contact Sergeant Nathan Padilla from the Region 7 Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force at (951) 955-2734.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.