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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Stolen Vehicle, Narcotics and Firearm Arrest

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Stolen Vehicle, Narcotics and Firearm Arrest
Station Area:Hemet
Written Date:December 16, 2021Time:N/A
Incident Date:December 15, 2021Time:8:14 PM
Incident Location:700 Block of North Sanderson Avenue, Hemet
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Art Paez- Region 3 Gang Task Force
File Number(s):2021-04225


Details:

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On Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 8:14 PM, Region 3 Gang Task Force Officers located an occupied stolen vehicle driving in 700 Block of North Sanderson Avenue, in the City of Hemet. A traffic enforcement stop was conducted which resulted in the driver, Emily Craven, and passenger, Jose PerezGonzalez Jr., being detained without incident. During this investigation, Emily was found to be in possession of 29 grams of Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Jose was found to be in possession of a load 9mm firearm and several rounds of live ammunition. Both subjects were arrested for a variety of charges to include a no bail PRCS violation for Jose. They were later transported to the 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 five 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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