RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Firearms and Narcotics Arrest|
|Written Date:||April 14, 2021||Time:||12:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||April 13, 2021||Time:||12:45 PM|
|Incident Location:||10000 block of 60th Street, Jurupa Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant R. Bartlett- Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force|
On April 13, 2021, members of the Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force were conducting follow up in the 10000 block of 60th Street, Jurupa Valley, reference possible drug activity. While in the area, Gang Task Force Officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop of a vehicle. Upon contacting the driver, Dennis Ynguez, methamphetamine was located on his person. During a search of the vehicle, officers located a loaded 9mm handgun. Ultimately, Gang Task Force Officers authored and served a search warrant for Ynguez' residence with the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Major Crimes Unit and Corona Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Unit. During the search of the property, approximately one pound of methamphetamine and one pound of heroin was located. Ynguez was arrested for the listed charges.
- 11370.1 HS- Possession of a controlled substance while armed
- 25850(c)(3) PC - Gang member in possession of a gun
- 11378 HS- Possession of methamphetamine for sales
- 11351 HS- Possession of heroin for sales
- 29800(a)(1) PC- Felon in possession of a gun
- 30305(b)(1) PC- Felon in possession of ammunition
The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force is one of 6 teams which compose the Riverside County Gang Task Force. If you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in the Corona or Jurupa Valley area, you can contact Sergeant Bartlett at 951-736-2419.
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