RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Search Warrant Service – Multiple Guns Seized|
|Station Area:||Cities of Menifee and Homeland|
|Written Date:||May 11, 2020||Time:||10:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||May 7, 2020||Time:||5:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||Cities of Menifee and Homeland|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Steve Dyer - Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force|
|File Number(s):||GS201280001, GP201280002 - 3|
On May 7, 2020 at 0500 hours, members of the Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force coordinated the execution of three gang related search warrants across Menifee and Homeland. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – Special Enforcement Bureau, Major Crimes Unit, Corrections Intelligence Bureau, along with the Riverside Police Department’s Metro/SWAT Unit, Perris Station’s Special Enforcement Team, and Murrieta Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team, were involved in the large operation. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) also responded to one of the locations after officers uncovered a suspected large illegal outdoor marijuana grow. Some of the seized items included a SKS 7.62 rifle, modified shotgun, handgun, MAC-10 pistol, ammunition of all calibers, narcotics, possible stolen police uniforms / duty gear, counterfeit currency, and gang indicia. As a result of the operation, Kenny Vierra, Patrick Neeley, and Anthony Ramirez were arrested and booked into jail on a variety of weapon, ammunition, Post Release Community Supervision violations, and narcotic related charges. If you have any information related to this investigation or if you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in the Murrieta / Temecula area, you can contact Sergeant Steve Dyer at (951) 461-6363.
The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force is one of 5 teams which compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force which is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force is staffed with members from the California Highway Patrol, United States Border Patrol, Murrieta Police Department, Riverside County Probation Department, and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
|Kenny Vierra||Patrick Neeley||Anthony Ramirez|
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