Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Paul Heredia
File # GE232150001
On Thursday, August 3, 2023, at 9:00 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force, with the assistance of California Highway Patrol K-9 Team and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Aviation, served a search warrant at a residence located in the 45000 block of Bradley Way in the city of Indio. During the service of the search warrant Gang Task Force Officers located a non-serialized short-barreled AR-15 rifle, and a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun with full-automatic switch. Gang Task Force Officers arrested documented criminal street gang member and convicted felon, David Bustos, 24-year-old of Indio for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Short Barreled Rifle, Possession of a Machine Gun, and Possession of an Unregistered Handgun. Also arrested was Kaztynnee Zamorez, 20-year-old of Indio for Possession of a Short Barreled Rifle, Possession of a Machine Gun, and Possession of an Unregistered Handgun. Both subjects were booked at John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.
The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer Coddington at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.
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