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Posted on: December 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Documented Gang Members in Possession of a Firearm and Narcotics

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Abbate

File # GS223500001


On Friday, December 16, 2022, around 9:30 AM, The Murrieta/Temecula Regional Gang Task Force, with the assistance of security personnelGS22-1219-Drugs-Guns  from the Pechanga Hotel and Casino, contacted and arrested documented street gang members in the 400 block of Pechanga Parkway in Temecula. Both gang members, Joseph Pitroliere and Rodrigo Dominguez, were on active CDC parole. During the course of the arrest and a search incident to their parole terms, Task Force Officers located two loaded firearms, approximately 80 grams of suspected methamphetamine, and blue “M-30” (suspected Fentanyl) pills. One of the firearms was stolen from the city of San Jacinto in August of 2019 and the other was a non-serialized firearm. Also arrested during the course of the investigation, were Yolanda Aguilar, a 29-year-old resident of San Jacinto and Jessuly Hernandez, a 27-year-old resident of San Jacinto, both for theft related charges.

If you have any information related to illegal activity you can contact Gang Task Force Officer Deputy T. Tully at 951-461-6344 and/or if you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sergeant T. Abbate of the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force at 951-461-6367.

You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website at Gang Task Force Tip Form.  The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.  The Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force is one of 6 teams that compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force.

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Joseph Pitroliere
Rodrigo Dominguez
Yolanda Aguilar
Jessuly Hernandez

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