Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jose Ayala
File # GP230240001
On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 2:21 PM, members of the Riverside County Gang Task Force Region 6 Perris / Lake Elsinore conducted a traffic stop in the 22000 block of San Jacinto Avenue, in the city of Perris. Deputies contacted, Saul Flores, a 19-year-old resident of Perris. Deputies discovered Flores was a convicted felon and operating his vehicle without a driver’s license. A subsequent search of Flores’s vehicle, revealed a loaded 9mm caliber semi-automatic handgun.
Flores was taken into custody and charged with a felon in possession of a loaded firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, and concealing a firearm within a vehicle. Flores was booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center.
The Perris-Lake Elsinore Regional Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Deputy Ismael Gomez at (951) 210–1000.
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