RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Gang Member Arrested for Illegally Possessed Firearm During Search Warrant|
|Station Area:||Gang Task Force - Coachella Valley|
|Written Date:||February 16, 2022||Time:||5:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 16, 2022||Time:||7:00 AM|
|Incident Location:||31000 block of Avenida Valdez in Cathedral City|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Paul Heredia|
On Tuesday, February 16th, 2022, at 7:00 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force served a search warrant at a residence located in the 31000 block of Avenida Valdez in Cathedral City. During the service of the search warrant, Gang Task Force Officers located a .40 caliber semi-auto handgun. The serial numbers to the handgun had been altered and were unreadable. Gang Task Force Officers arrested convicted felon and documented criminal street gang member, Bryan Gonzalez, 28 of Cathedral City for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Violation of Parole. Gonzalez was subsequently booked at John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.
The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Deputy Henson at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.
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