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22 Arrested During Massive Gang Sweep

The following is the list of all the arrests:

Officers from various law enforcement agencies collaborated on a gang sweep Friday that resulted in the arrests of 22 people.

The sweep took place in the Hemet and San Jacinto valleys, according to Sgt. Matt Hess of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. Approximately 30 law enforcement officers participated in the sting, including officers from the Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force, the San Jacinto Police Department Special Enforcement Team, Hemet Police Department, the Post-Release Accountability and Corrections Team (PACT), and Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force teams, Hess said.

The following is the list of all the arrests:

 

Name

Age

Arrested On Suspicion Of:

Residency

1

Jimenez, Joaquin

27

  • Possession of Narcotics Paraphernalia

Homeland

2

Parkerson, Arthur

50

  • Post-Release Community Supervision Violation

Hemet

3

Rowe, Harold

31

  • DUI Warrant

Hemet

4

Shelton, Theodore

61

  • Felon in Possession of Handgun Ammunition

Oceanside

5

Robles, Albert

27

  • Parole Violation

Hemet

6

Jackson, Daniel

39

  • Traffic Warrant

Hemet

7

Juvenile

16

  • Possession of a Semi-Automatic Handgun

San Jacinto

8

Bess, Kevin

33

  • Post-Release Community Supervision Violation

Hemet

9

Perez, Jose

26

  • Post-Release Community Supervision Violation

San Jacinto

10

Thomas, Leon

24

  • Domestic Violence Warrant

Hemet

11

Dally, Jason

34

  • Post-Release Community Supervision Violation

Hemet

12

Mabry, Delonta

21

  • Parole Violation

Winchester

13

Gastelum, Olegario

35

  • Felon in Possession of Handgun Ammunition

Hemet

14

Dennis, David

40

  • Narcotic Warrant

Hemet

15

Young, David

35

  • Post-Release Community Supervision Violation

Hemet

16

Vincent, Melissa

27

  • Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance

Hemet

17

Austin, Christine

42

  • Possession of Methamphetamine

Riverside

18

Navas, Joseph

28

  • Traffic Warrants

San Jacinto

19

Turner, Cedric

26

  • Parole Violation

Hemet

20

Bonnao, Anthony

18

  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Hemet

21

Garcia, Richard

29

  • Parole Violation

Hemet

22

Juvenile

17

  • Possession of a Semi-Automatic Handgun

Hemet

From the Riverside County Sheriff's Department: The Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force has been in existence since April 2006. The Law Enforcement Agencies within "The Valley" have been working together since this time on a daily basis. The Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force is comprised of members from the Hemet Police Department, Riverside County Sheriff's Department, San Jacinto Police Department, Riverside County District Attorney's Office, Riverside County Probation Department, and the California Highway Patrol. The Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force operates in the Cities of Hemet and San Jacinto and the unincorporated areas of Hemet. The law enforcement leadership within the valley meets regularly and coordinates the Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force activities. Since the formation of the task force, leadership has recognized the importance of working together to provide the highest level of service for the citizens within the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley.

The Hemet/San Jacinto Gang Task Force is one of eight teams composing the entire Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force, which is a collaborative effort of 22 law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.

Alek J Hidell February 16, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Hemet Hemet Hemet. Just stay out of Murrieta.....you wont be coming back if you do.....
Alek J Hidell February 16, 2013 at 11:19 PM
And film it!~!! oh, wait a minute....that's Survivor..
Adrian February 17, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Wow, Paul! You are a frightening man. Is that the sentiment floating around the megachurch scene these days, or did you come up with that on your own? And Arthur, why bibles?
Papa February 17, 2013 at 02:40 AM
Alec,its only that the sweep was in the hemet area otherwise it would be,Elsinore ,Elsinore Elsinore,Wildomar ,Wildomar, Wildomar,Murrieta, Murrieta, Murrieta
Brenda February 17, 2013 at 02:44 AM
LOLOL Arthur and Allec. I laugh but also agree ship them out of here! IN Sweden there is a train that takes you out to a town type location where ALL the criminals are kept. Its a huge prison, just one, and there is only one way in and one way out. They never have any one escape and everyone minds their own because supposedly the guards mean some serious business and the convicts have no rights. Unlike here where criminals of course have more rights in and out of jail then common uncriminal souls. Or line them all up and shoot them immediately when found guilty of murder, molesting children.
Brenda February 17, 2013 at 02:47 AM
Alec true. Let them keep doing business in Hemet and San Jackinto. Only problem is they come here to burglarize and rob because there isnt anythng worth stealing in Hemet and SJackinto. So Temecula, Murrieta get all that riff raff. Course with as much drugs as our kids are carrying around these days they might hang out around here alot more then we know eh?
Paul February 17, 2013 at 02:54 AM
Adrian, what are you talking about Mega Church??? Where did that come from, your demented mine??? I was born Catholic and raised Catholic and use to go every Sunday until the scum priests started diddiling small boys and the church covered it up. So your wonderful liberal policies work so well why don't you go to south central LA and invite some of the nice gentlemen to your house for coffee and doughnuts? A very wise man once said the definition of insanity is when you keep doing the same thing over and over and expect different results (any idea who said I doubt you would). So putting this scum in prison and releasing them doesn't work we all know that, hell they run the prisons, want to fix the problem a cheap Bullitt in the head works best. Give up your stupid ideals Adrian. These people have no purpose on earth they will never amount to anything. The world would be better off with them gone.
Kelly February 17, 2013 at 03:34 AM
Paul, I totally agree with you. Anytime they do something they get a slap on the wrist, go right back out there and do it again. It will never change but yet they keep letting them in. Go figure.
Brenda February 17, 2013 at 03:36 AM
True Papa, its really spreading all over. Elsinore has been bad for years. When we first started looking for a home up here, oh gosh, ahh 15 yrs ago, everyone told us, do not even look at Lake Elsinore, even the Realtor we had. After driving few it a few times we could see why and even now, even with new housing tracks its really rough. I shouldnt talk because Temecula is moving in fast. :/
Brenda February 17, 2013 at 03:45 AM
True Paul, absolutely love your response and not that it directed at Adrian, but because of the facts and information. And look at the ages of some of these arrested. ITs runs the gamut of 16 to 60's here. Drugs do not discriminate when it comes to getting high or making a buck. Our punishment/sentencing system is a revolving door and the criminals do NOT take it serious and dont care if they have to spend a few years or less in there. You are right, the slack system we have doesnt work and wont until we file serious c harges, no pleading down, do some serious time and more for each violation, no early outs, no more running prisons by the criminals. The guys in jail get just as much action, ie cell phones, drugs, Tvs, computers as they do out of jail, so wth is wrong with that picture? They dont mind going to jail! I do however Paul, believe that if people do want help we should be able to offer it. In house, critical for first few weeks and then a maintenance house for at least a year. We need the programs we used to have for our people, especially those without medical insurance, low income, no income Immediately! If we cannot offer them help then they go right back tot he drugs, because what else is there?
Sheila February 17, 2013 at 01:09 PM
I haven't lived in So Cal in years, but I DID grow up in Elsinore, and to finger point and bash other cities proves true ignorance, NO ONE CITY is immune to drugs, gangs, violence, etc....so it would serve better to comment pertaining to the subject matter.
rodger cambell February 17, 2013 at 03:02 PM
Some people/animals, just shouldn't be able to spaun. Maybe the right to raise screwed up kids should come back to the parents until there spaun are 35. Just sayin...
JJ Mclure February 17, 2013 at 04:34 PM
send them to Gitmo
Mr. Logical February 17, 2013 at 05:54 PM
Es ist ein schooner tag!
Brenda February 17, 2013 at 07:06 PM
Sheila I agree no city is immune. In the last 15 or so years I have watched all the areas around us get more crime, and more violent ones. Knowing this area years ago it was really "cowtown" Its always been 100% nice people, friendly area and thank God still is. Except for the criminals coming into the area to commit the crimes, sell the drugs, murder, or get drunk and run over other cars, which the police departments are working very hard to get a handle on. With help from other agencies they have arrested in two mass sweeps 42 I think it is in the last couple weeks. Everyone loves living out here in Temecula and the surrounding areas are willing to pay high prices for homes and taxes to enjoy being able to take walks, bike rides, and not fear being raped, or that our house is burglarized while we are out. But our crime rate went up 28% in 2011 and even higher for 2012 when those figures come out. :/ Its not ignorant to read the crime reports, kind of crimes, and see where crime is the worse Sheila. Alot of realtors will carry that around with them to show that where you are looking is a good area. Also on the realtor sites looking up houses it will have crime reports posted for the area. This is something that interests many, NOT just me nor does ignorance pertain. Its educating oneself. The subject matter is 22 being arrested for committing crimes, and I am spot on the topic, are you?.
Brenda February 17, 2013 at 07:17 PM
Shane, Many of my posts are about training criminals in a job, also that criminals with drug problems (which leads to most of the criminal problems) are given the chance at a live in program for a minimum of a year. Problem is all of these type programs are virtually gone and been caught up in "cuts" by our wonderful Government through the years. Unless these criminals with drug problems have wonderful insurance or they are independantly rich like Spears or Lohan, they have no chance of getting in a long term facility. And it SUCKS. There are schooling programs in jail/prison but by the book. Not actual job training. That sucks too. I completely believe that to save our people who are not mass murder'ers but ones who just need a start, a hand to help them that they have not had, we need to get programs like YOU say for job training/teaching, pay them and get out and work, get used to the hours and the satisfaction of earning money. The same with criminals with drug problems but get them the very much needed drug treatment programs because their little AA and Na meetings in prison does NOT work. They get out of jail and the person picking them up dopes them right back up. I think the reward systems of being outside instead of a cell 23 hours a day, also like you suggest time with family is a wonderful incentive. Military is a great idea also though I worry about the being commanded part. How they would adapt to that?? Ideas? Special class?
Reverend Smith February 17, 2013 at 07:37 PM
Interesting the two 'juveniles' were arrested for possessing a semi-automatic handgun. Kids are used as trigger-pullers since the law will go easier on them due to their age and they will not get the death penalty.
Michael February 17, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Does anybody eels wonder why a 16 and 17 year old has a semi automatic handgun? And then the adults have the ammunition. Seriously, the things kids will do to get weapons.
Anne Stalker February 17, 2013 at 11:53 PM
The idea of dumping "trash" in the armed forces is insulting at best... and shows a total disregard and lack of appreciation for our all volunteer servicemen... Wise up!
JMO February 18, 2013 at 01:37 AM
Here is a scarier thought, Hemet Gang bangers mating with Lake Elsinore & Wildomar gang bangers to have baby Murrieta banger babies
I am no one February 18, 2013 at 07:00 AM
Don't you dare send drug addicted gang scum to MY military! They don't deserve to have the honor of serving alongside me and my fellow soldiers.
Brenda February 18, 2013 at 10:16 AM
Hey Rev, Were talking about this tonight when I read it to the family. Two of my older daughters were here also and one of the neighbor guys 21 and we agree completely with what you said. The kids carry the guns but we can hope they get tried as adults and I think they should when the other 20 are adults. You pay for who you hang out with and if they are over 18 and hell up to 60 then they need to be tried as an adult.
Brenda February 18, 2013 at 10:19 AM
Michael the kids carry the weapons so when the bust goes down they get the charges not the career criminal guy who is 40 right? The teenager will get a short sentence and probably drop off when he is 18. But like I wrote to The Rev if these teenagers play with the big bad guys who stick the guns in their hands then these kids should get charged as an adult, and the older guys with them should also be charged because WE all know they are having the kids carry them. :/ Sad and I hope these young guys get out of this stuff NOW.
bobmarley February 18, 2013 at 02:02 PM
sheila, shane, and adrian are the only ones that make sense. everyone elses are no different from those locked up. just promoting more unrealistic solutions.
SA February 18, 2013 at 07:47 PM
Hello comrade Shane… Again you are demonstrating spending other peoples’ money, but that is what B.O. supporters do. Why should criminals be given any credit? I do agree to cut some slack to 1st offenders but most likely none of these punks were 1st offenders. Cheers Comrade …. I am no one …. Right one brother I can’t agree more. I would make the tugs do sweepers for 8 hours until their attitude changed. I could not imagine what a drain on our resources if a thug was ordered to join the military.
Brenda February 18, 2013 at 09:45 PM
I surely didnt mean to take a criminal and toss them right into the military. Like my last sentence says "Military is a great idea also though I worry about the being commanded part. How they would adapt to that?? Ideas? Special class?" Because I know years ago judges would order someone into the military, or maybe strongly suggest it. I was only 18 at the time and had some cousins get those "orders". But both ended up getting kicked out for fighting and not able to listen obey orders of commanding officers. That is why my sentence is full of ??? because it would have to be a special group in the military that knew how to handle these young criminals, drug addicts, if that was even possible. I just believe that our system needs to be tougher on sentences for repeat older offenders of any crimes. With young guys getting into drugs, crime for more drugs try and find some alternative. Extended rehab etc. to try and get them off drugs and into a long term program to get a better start at life. We do not have many of those facilities anymore except Salvation Army and they have year long waiting lists. I have seen a few men come out of these programs and do fabulous, just to be given a chance. Thats it :)
wolfcreek February 18, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Don’t worry folks, they will be back out on the streets shortly.
SA February 18, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Brenda, even normal people can’t handle the military which kills us inside to witness the cavalier attitudes. We take our service seriously, and have no problem cutting down the slackers. So I do not think a thug being forced into the military would make it a life changing process.
Brenda February 19, 2013 at 04:04 AM
Hope not Wolfie. Prefer they get a sentence worthy of their current crime and past history. Or if this is a first time violation that they be given a tough sentence to learn where this life will lead them. But also the help to overcome the drugs which will be a devil on their shoulder forever unless they do :/
terry fanto June 24, 2013 at 07:41 PM
HI everyone Its been 20 Yrs since I have lived in California... I'm a single parent with 3 kids ... I'm moving back in July and looking for a good safe city for my family was looking at Fallbrook,vista,oceanside,or el cajun doses anyone know were I can start looking for apartment???? also Lake Elsinore... Pls let know...thank you...

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