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Press Release: Rifles and Thousands of Rounds Seized During Search Warrant
Agency: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Station Area: Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force
Written Date: January 7, 2020 Time: 11:45 PM
Incident Date: January 7, 2020 Time: 2:00 PM
Incident Location: 53000 block of Calle Bonita in Coachella
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s): GE200070001

Details:

On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force with the assistance of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department SWAT, served a firearms related search warrant in the 53000 block of Calle Bonita in Coachella.  During the service of the search warrant Gang Task Force Officers seized 6 rifles, 1 revolver handgun, approximately 10,000 rounds of ammunition including armor piercing rounds, 2 sets of body armor, approximately 50 thirty-round AR-15 magazines, and a milling drill used in the production of rifles.  The investigation is ongoing.
   


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 James 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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