On January 6th, 2022, members of the Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force, with the assistance of the Safe Streets Task Force conducted a probation check in the 3000 block of Hiawatha Place, Riverside. During the probation search, Andrew Ayala, a convicted felon and documented criminal street gang member, was found to be in possession of various calibers of ammunition and magazines. Ayala was ultimately arrested for being a prohibited person in possession of ammunition.
The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force is one of 6 teams which compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force. If you have information related to gang or illegal weapons related activity in the Corona or Jurupa Valley area, you can contact 951-955-9296.
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