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Posted on: May 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Robbery Suspect Arrested



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Robbery Suspect Arrested
Station Area:Murrieta
Written Date:May 18, 2021Time:5:00 PM
Incident Date:May 14, 2021Time:4:00 PM
Incident Location:39000 block of Agua Vista, Murrieta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant S. Dyer – Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force
File Number(s):MR21-2136

Brandon Reed


On April 27, 2021 a road rage incident escalated into an assault / battery in a parking lot at 39000 Agua Vista. Murrieta patrol officers identified the suspect as Brandon Reed, a documented criminal street gang member. Members of the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) conducted a follow-up investigation with the case and developed probable cause to arrest the suspect Brandon Reed on robbery charges related to the incident. On May 14, 2021 two officers from the Murrieta Police Department’s Community Policing Team (CPT) assisted GTF and located Brandon Reed near the intersection of Margarita Road and Murrieta Hot Springs Road. CPT arrested Reed without incident for the robbery case. Region 4 Gang Task Force took custody of Reed and eventually booked him into jail on the below listed charges.

If you have any information related to this investigation you can contact Gang Task Force Officer R. Leitch at 951-461-6353 or if you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sergeant S. Dyer at the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force at 951-461-6363.

The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force is one of 6 teams which compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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