RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Felon in Possession of a Firearm|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||April 28, 2021||Time:||6:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||April 28, 2021||Time:||6:50 PM|
|Incident Location:||13000 block of Day St., Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Robert Martinez|
|Luis Robert Mungia|
On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 6:50 P.M., deputies assigned to the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 13000 block of Day Street, Moreno Valley, reference a vehicle code violation. When the vehicle yielded, an occupant exited holding his waistband and ran from the vehicle. Deputies recognized the subject as Luis Robert Mungia, a 35-year-old transient of Moreno Valley, and documented criminal street gang member with an active felony warrant for his arrest. After a short foot pursuit, Mungia was apprehended without incident and a loaded firearm was located nearby.
Mungia was arrested and charged with being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Concealed Firearm, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. Mungia was subsequently booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center on his felony warrant, as well as the previously mentioned charges.
Anyone with information pertaining to this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Kevin Mahoney at (951) 486-6700.
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