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Posted on: June 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Station Area:Moreno Valley
Written Date:June 11, 2020Time:11:15 PM
Incident Date:June 11, 2020Time:8:20 PM
Incident Location:23000 block of Sunnymead Ranch Parkway, Moreno Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jose Ayala
File Number(s):MV201630412


On Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 8:20 P.M., members of the Moreno Valley Station, Special Enforcement Team, Gang Unit attempted to contact a subject in the 23000 block of Sunnymead Ranch Parkway, in the city of Moreno Valley. The subject fled on foot and deputies gave chase. After a short foot pursuit, deputies apprehended Alshwan Grier, a 22-year-old resident of Perris and a self-admitted criminal street gang member. Deputies determined Grier was on parole for possession of a loaded firearm. A subsequent search of Grier’s person revealed a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun. Grier was taken into custody and charged with being a Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Gang member in Possession of a loaded Firearm, Convicted Felon in Possession of Ammunition, and Parole Hold. Grier was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Deputy Kenny Hoon at (951) 486-6700.

Alshwan Grier


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