RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Firearm Arrest|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||June 29, 2021||Time:||11:45 AM|
|Incident Date:||June 24, 2021||Time:||8:34 PM|
|Incident Location:||Perris Boulevard and Sunnymead Boulevard / Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Christopher Varela|
On June 24, 2021 at 8:34 PM, Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team/Gang Unit conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Perris Boulevard and Sunnymead Boulevard in Moreno Valley. The driver, identified as Martin Sanchez (37yrs), a convicted felon and currently on Post Release Community Supervision was detained. A search of his vehicle resulted in locating an unregistered firearm. Sanchez was booked into custody at Robert Presley Detention Center.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Deputy Smith at the Moreno Valley Sheriff Station – (951) 486-6700.
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