Press Releases

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Gang Member in Possession of a Firearm with High Capacity Magazine and Drugs

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On Wednesday, March 25th, about 1:15 PM, members of the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force were conducting gang saturation and patrol in the area of Aloha Road and San Jacinto Avenue, in the unincorporated county area of Mead Valley. Office...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Gang Member Arrested for Assault with a Firearm

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On Thursday, March 26th, 2020, at 12:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a follow-up investigation into a shooting that occurred on November 21st, 2019 in the 1500 block of Second Street, in the City of Coachella. ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Juveniles Arrested for Multiple Counts of Vandalism in La Quinta Cove

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On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, at 12:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (CVVCGTF) conducted a follow up investigation into a series of vandalisms that occurred over the past week in the La Quinta Cove.  Suspects spr...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Gang Members Arrested during Search Warrant and Probation Check

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On Thursday, March 19th, 2020, at 7:30 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force with the assistance of PACT East, conducted an operation at residences in the unincorporated area of Indio and in the city of La Quinta.  Gang ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Gang Member / Convicted Felon Arrested with Stolen Firearm

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On Friday, March 6th, 2020, at 7:00 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force with the assistance of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department SWAT, served a search warrant in the 85000 block of Middleton Road in Thermal. During the se...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Documented Gang Members Arrested for Assault with a Firearm

On Thursday, February 27th, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force completed a follow up investigation into a shooting that occurred on January 18th, 2020 in the 72000 block of Dillon Road in Desert Hot Springs.  Du...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Prostitution and "John" Sting

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On 01/28/2020, the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force, Hemet Police Department ROCS Team, and members of the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking (RCAHT) Task Force conducted a “John” and prostitution sting in support of the s...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Narcotic Sales and Weapon Arrest

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On February 5, 2020 during the evening hours, members of the Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force and the Central PACT Team conducted a probation search at a residence near the intersection of Tokay Road and Lakeview Terrace in Wildomar.  ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Operation Safe Coachella

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Update: Operation Results

Update: 2:00 PM

Today’s operation resulted in:

  • 23 Arrests
  • 7 Weapons seized (1 - Rifle w/high capacity magazine, 1 - Shotgun, 5 – Handguns w/ one high capacity magazine)
  • Over 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine 
  • 45 Marijuana plants at an illegal grow
  • Over 4 p...
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