RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Gang Member Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon|
|Station Area:||Gang Task Force|
|Incident Location:||15000 block of Avenida Atezada, Desert Hot Springs|
|Reporting Officer:||Sgt. Paul Heredia|
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|Angel Ovalle Favares|
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force served a search warrant in the 15000 block of Avenida Atezada in the unincorporated area of Desert Hot Springs. The search warrant stemmed from an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred on March 10, 2019 in the unincorporated area of Palm Springs. During the incident, two victims were fired upon while driving. During the service of the search warrant task force officers arrested Angel Ovalle Favares, 25 of Desert Hot Springs for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon (Firearm). Favares is a documented criminal street gang member. Task force officers seized two AR-15 assault rifles, a 20-gauge rifle, and a stolen sawed-off shotgun during the service of the search warrant. Favares was booked at the Indio Jail.
The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer Heidt at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.
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