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Posted on: June 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Firearm Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Firearm Arrest
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:May 28, 2021Time:4:00 PM
Incident Date:May 27, 2021Time:7:25 PM
Incident Location:1800 block of South San Jacinto Street, San Jacinto
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Ian Baily- Region 3 Gang Task Force
File Number(s):21-3894

Noah Brane


On Thursday May 27, 2021 at 7:25 PM, Region 3 Gang Task Force Officers were patrolling the area of 1800 South San Jacinto Street, in the City of San Jacinto, County of Riverside. Task Force Officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop on an Audi Sedan for an equipment violation and contacted the driver; Noah Brane. While speaking to Brane, Task Force Officers observed a handgun concealed underneath his leg. Brane was detained without incident and the gun was removed from the vehicle. Upon inspection of the firearm, it was found to be a fully loaded, Glock .40 Caliber, semi-automatic handgun. Brane was arrested on multiple weapons charges and later transported to Riverside County Jail.

The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force has been in existence since April 2006. The Law Enforcement Agencies within “The Valley” have been working together since this time on a daily basis. The Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force is comprised of members from the Hemet Police Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, and the California Highway Patrol. The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force operates in the Cities of Hemet, San Jacinto, and the unincorporated areas of Hemet. The law enforcement leadership within the valley meets regularly and coordinates the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force activities. Since the formation of the task force, leadership has recognized the importance of working together to provide the highest level of service for the citizens within the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley.

The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force is one of six teams comprising the entire Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force, which is a collaborative effort of various law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.

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