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Press Release: Hemet Quality of Life Saturation Patrol
Agency: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Station Area: Hemet
Written Date: December 13, 2019 Time: 9:15 P.M.
Incident Date: December 13, 2019 Time: 12:00 P.M.
Incident Location: Hemet and San Jacinto
Reporting Officer: Sergeant James Burton
File Number(s): Numerous


At the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, on December 13, 2019, personnel from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, Hemet Police Department, Gang Task Force, Murrieta Police Department, Animal Control, Riverside County Probation Department, California Department of Corrections-Parole, Riverside County Cal-ID, Hemet Tactical Emergency Medical Services, and American Medical Response conducted High Impact Zero Tolerance Saturation Patrol throughout the Hemet Valley to include the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto.  The focus of the operation was to apprehend any and all subjects found to be in violation of any crime.  The goal of the operation is that the arrest of these offenders improves the overall quality of life for the citizens of these communities.

Forty-three subjects were arrested for sixty-eight criminal violations including fifteen felonies.  Forty-six warrants were served including three felony and forty-three misdemeanor warrants.  Over fifty grams of methamphetamine, 110 grams of marijuana, three bottles of prescription pills and a small quantity of heroin were seized. One occupied stolen vehicle was recovered, the driver was arrested. 

During the operation, information was obtained regarding a potential armed robbery that was going to occur within the City of San Jacinto.  Members participating in the operation were instrumental in apprehending the three juvenile suspects who intended to commit the robbery.

Victor Arteaga Richard Cobos Edward Hernandez
David Hills Ryan Mason Joseph Moreno
Sacha Schuilenburg Jacqueline Smith Christopher Soto
Starlette Thompson Charles Tucker Gilbert Williams

The following subjects were arrested during this operation:

  • 35-year-old Hemet resident Joshua Morris for Under the Influence, Probation Violation and Resisting Arrest
  • 51-year-old Hemet resident Adam Spiking for Possession of Controlled Substances, Possession of a Switchblade and an outstanding misdemeanor warrant
  • 72-year-old San Jacinto resident Richard Cobos for Parole Violation
  • 24-year-old San Jacinto resident Gustavo Pena for Possession of Controlled Substances and Possession of Controlled Substances
  • 43-year-old San Jacinto resident Joseph Moreno for Probation Violation and Possession of Controlled Substances
  • 43-year-old San Jacinto resident Sacha Schuilenburg for Probation Violation
  • 35-year-old Hemet resident Jacqueline Smith for Probation Violation, Possession of Controlled Substances and Possession of Paraphernalia
  • 62-year-old San Jacinto resident Cornell Harrison for Felon in Possession of Ammunition
  • 30-year-old San Jacinto resident Edward Hernandez for Felon in Possession of Ammunition
  • 61-year-old San Jacinto resident Sandra Jackson for three misdemeanor warrants
  • 28-year-old Hemet resident Ryan Mason for Parole Violation
  • 38-year-old Idyllwild resident Jolene Solorio for four misdemeanor warrants
  • 32-year-old San Jacinto resident Starlette Thompson for Spousal Battery
  • 38-year-old San Jacinto resident Guadalupe Marin for Possession of Controlled Substances and Possession of a Dagger
  • 25-year-old Beaumont resident Charles Tucker for Possession of a Control Substance for Sale
  • 24-year-old San Jacinto resident Andrew Case for Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Paraphernalia
  • 47-year-old Huntington Park resident Patricia Cabrera for two Misdemeanor Warrants
  • 29-year-old San Jacinto resident Victor Arteaga for Possession of a Dagger and Probation Violation
  • 35-year-old Moreno Valley resident Steven Corral for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 34-year-old Hemet resident Charles Miedema for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 30-year-old Hemet resident Joshua Mason for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 52-year-old Hemet resident Brian Mason for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 27-year-old Hemet resident Iesha Moore for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 60-year-old Hemet resident Gilbert Williams for a Felony Warrant
  • 27-year-old Hemet resident Jorge Zarate for seven Misdemeanor Warrants and Possession of Paraphernalia
  • 48-year-old Hemet resident Hayson Daniels for two Misdemeanor Warrants
  • 32-year-old San Jacinto resident Antonio Gomez for two Misdemeanor Warrants
  • 48-year-old Hemet resident Richard Kane for three Misdemeanor Warrants
  • 23-year-old Hemet resident Elquan Smith for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 28-year-old Los Angeles resident Venice Hazel for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 49-year-old Fontana resident Natasha Schmidt for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 61-year-old Fontana resident Charles Stewart for four Misdemeanor Warrants and Possession of Controlled Substances
  • 29-year-old Hemet resident Hailie Carlos for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 36-year-old Hemet resident David Paugh for Expired Registration
  • 25-year-old San Jacinto resident Marc’quaus Anthony for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 32-year-old Idyllwild resident David Hills for a Stolen Vehicle
  • 58-year-old Hemet resident James Stockwell for three Misdemeanor Warrants
  • 39-year-old Hemet resident Miguel Manquera for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 44-year-old Moreno Valley resident Freddie Hafner for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • 22-year-old San Jacinto resident Angel Barrera for a Misdemeanor Warrant
  • Three juveniles were arrested for Conspiracy and Attempted Robbery

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s goal is to keep all of our citizens safe while also improving quality of life.  The use of illegal drugs not only affect the individual, but also the community as illegal drug use is the root cause of many of the crimes that affect our county. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has a zero-tolerance policy for these offenses.  If you suspect drug or criminal activity in your area, please contact your local Sheriff’s Station.  The Hemet Sheriff’s Station can be reached at (951) 791-3400 and the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station can be reached at (951) 654-2702.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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