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Press Release: Targeted Enforcement Patrol
Agency: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Station Area: Perris
Written Date: February 14, 2020 Time: 12:15 pm
Incident Date: February 13, 2020 Time: All day
Incident Location: Perris, Mead Valley, Romoland, Homeland
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Michael Moulton
File Number(s): Numerous


On Thursday, February 13, 2020, the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force serving Perris/Lake Elsinore/Menifee and the Perris Special Enforcement Team conducted a targeted enforcement patrol operation in the areas of Perris, Mead Valley, Romoland, and Homeland.  Assisting in the operation were Regional Gang Task Force teams from the Coachella Valley, Jurupa Valley, and Murrieta/Temecula, State Parole, and Cal-Fire.  The operation focused on areas in which there has been recent gang activity and areas where known gang members reside.  A total of nine people were arrested for various charges. 

The following people were arrested during the operation:

Vincent Romero, age 42 – Four warrants for possession of drugs and receiving stolen property.
Ulises Pacheco, age 20 – Two warrants for domestic violence.
Rolando Mateo Tomas, age 24 – Unlicensed driver.
Robert Toy, age 44 – Possession of methamphetamine.
Sara Maria Silvas, age 27 – Felony warrant for violation of Post Release Community Supervision.
Gonzalo Arreola Villa, age 30 – Possession of methamphetamine, possession of firearm with an altered or removed serial number.
Stephen Gaytan, age 35 – Felon in possession of firearm and ammunition, possession of drugs with a loaded firearm, violation of probation.
Jesus Enrique Leon Villa, age 30 – Possession of methamphetamine and violation of probation.
Michael Fraire, age 23 – Two warrants for driving on a suspended license.

Vincent Romero Robert Toy Sara Maria Silvas
Gonzalo Arreola Villa Stephen Gaytan  



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