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Posted on: October 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Gang Member Arrested with Firearm



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Gang Member Arrested with Firearm
Station Area:Gang Task Force
Written Date:10/01/19Time:6:15 PM
Incident Date:10/01/19Time:3:30 PM
Incident Location:85000 block of Middleton Street in Thermal
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s):GE192740001


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Severiano Perez

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 3:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a probation compliance check at a residence near the 85000 block of Middleton Road in Thermal.  

During the probation check, Task Force Officers seized a loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun and suspected methamphetamine. 

Task Force Officers arrested documented gang member, Severiano Perez, 28 of Thermal, for Violation of Probation and Possession of Methamphetamine with a Loaded Firearm.  Also arrested was Shianne Barrera, 21 of Thermal for an outstanding Felony Theft Warrant out of Nevada.  Both were booked at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.

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Shianne Barrera

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 Officer Budnik 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.  

The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several local and countywide law enforcement agencies with the goal of providing safe and secure communities free of violent crime and gang violence.

 You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website using the Gang Activity Form.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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