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Posted on: June 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Stolen vehicle recovery / Gang member arrested



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Stolen vehicle recovery / Gang member arrested
Station Area:Coachella
Written Date:June 17, 2020Time:11:50 AM
Incident Date:June 17, 2020Time:9:50 AM
Incident Location:Vista Del Norte and Dillon Road, Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Mariano Matos III
File Number(s):Y201690010


On June 17th, 2020 around 9:51 AM, Thermal Station deputies assigned to the city of Coachella located a stolen U-Haul van in the desert area of Vista Del Norte, west of Dillon Road. Next to the stolen van was known gang member Aaron Reyes, 39 of Coachella. Reyes initially provided a false name; however, his identity was discovered through investigative means. Reyes was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and providing a false name to a Peace Officer. Deputies also made contact with Robert Cabrera, 29 of Coachella, Crystal Monzon, 26 of Coachella, and Nora Sanchez, 40 of Coachella. Cabrera had an outstanding felony arrest warrant for fraud while Sanchez and Monzon had outstanding arrest warrants for narcotic related charges. Both Cabrera and Reyes were booked at JBDC and Sanchez and Monzon were cited and released in the field.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact Sgt. M. Matos at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station (760) 863-8990 or Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch (760) 836-8348.

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