RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Firearm Arrest|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||July 2, 2021||Time:||12:29 AM|
|Incident Date:||July 1, 2021||Time:||11:18 PM|
|Incident Location:||12000 block of Perris Boulevard / Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Christopher Varela|
On July 1, 2021, at 11:18 PM, Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team/Gang Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 12000 block of Perris Boulevard in Moreno Valley. The driver, Andre Simmons (34yrs) of Moreno Valley, was found to be on Parole. Simmons and the passenger, Gabriel Kinney (27yrs) of San Bernardino, were detained and a search of the vehicle was conducted. At the conclusion of the search, two loaded unregistered firearms were located inside the vehicle.
Kinney was arrested and booked for being in possession of an illegal firearm and Simmons was arrested and booked for parole violation. Both Kinney and Simmons are members of a criminal street gang.
The Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team/Gang Unit is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sgt. Varela at the Moreno Valley Station at (951)486-6700.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Deputy Leach at the Moreno Valley Sheriff Station – (951) 486-6700.
For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.
|Andre Simmons||Gabriel Kinney|