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Posted on: November 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Terrorist Threats



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Terrorist Threats
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:11/06/2019Time:4:20 PM
Incident Date:11/06/2019Time:9:27 AM
Incident Location:Mt. San Jacinto College - San Jacinto Campus  
Reporting Officer:Sergeant James Burton
File Number(s):SJ193100003 


Abejon, Gregory
Gregory Abejon

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at approximately 9:27 A.M., deputies from the Mt. San Jacinto College, the Hemet and San Jacinto Sheriff's Stations responded to the Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto Campus, located at 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto in reference to a man with a gun.  

Witnesses reported a male, later identified as 26-year-old San Jacinto resident Gregory Abejon, had entered the Cafeteria on the campus, brandished a handgun, and threatened to shoot the nearby students.  Abejon then left the campus without firing a shot.  The campus was placed on lock down for several hours while law enforcement ensured the school was safe.

Abejon was subsequently located at the Los Angeles International Airport and detained by the local authorities.  Abejon will be booked into a local jail for Terrorist Threats and Brandishing a Firearm. 

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department appreciates the partnership with the Mt. San Jacinto College and both entities are committed to the safety of the students and community.  They both shall remain vigilant in investigating all crimes of this nature. Anyone with information about this incident to contact Sergeant Barba at the Hemet Station at 951 791-3400.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online 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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