Multi-Agency Parole / Probation Compliance Check


On December 17, 2020 the entire Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force conducted probation / parole compliance checks and saturation patrol throughout the cities of Temecula, Murrieta, Wildomar, Menifee, and Lake Elsinore. Other participating agencies included the Regional Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID), the Riverside County Probation Department (Murrieta Office), State Parole, Central Team (PACT), East PACT Team, the Murrieta Police Department’s Community Policing Team, a Murrieta Police Department Canine, the Riverside Sheriff Department‘s Lake Elsinore Special Enforcement Team and Problem Oriented Policing Teams, and the Riverside Sheriff Department’s Riverside Alternative Sentence Program Team.

The operation took place from 1000 – 1600 hours. Thirty-four (34) adults were arrested on a variety of misdemeanor and felony charges. Some of the items seized during the operation included 4 firearms, several hundred rounds of ammunition, 66 grams of methamphetamine, and 17 grams of heroin. Officers and Deputies also recovered two stolen vehicles during the operation.

If you have any information related to this operation, you can contact Sergeant S. Dyer from the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force at 951-461-6363. The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. The Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force is one of 6 teams which compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force.

Operation Arrestees:

  • Christopher Simpson – 41 years old – Multiple Weapons / Ammo / Narcotics Charges
  • Alexis Dufresne – 30 years old – Multiple Weapons / Narcotics Charges
  • Billy Connors – 24 years old – Felony Warrant
  • Ramon Rivera – 41 years old – Warrant
  • Christopher Hinckley – 34 years old – Drug Possession
  • Holly Estrella – 41 years old – Drug Possession
  • Victoria Casaus – 35 years old – Stolen Vehicle Possession / Drug Paraphernalia
  • Kenneth Bull – 32 years old – Felony Warrant
  • Cara Kirkconnell – 32 years old – Theft
  • Steve Barraza – 47 years old – Felon in Possession of Ammo
  • Nicole Nicholas – 33 years old – Possession of a Stolen Vehicle
  • Justin Delatorre – 33 years old – Possession of Drugs for Sales Purposes
  • Dillon Duma – 27 years old – 2 Felony Warrants / Poss. of Heroin
  • Arthur Yerty – 27 years old – Felony Warrant / Possession of Heroin-
  • Joseph Watkins – 42 years old – Poss. of Firearms / Poss. of Ammo / Probation Violation
  • Frankey Sifunetes – 25 years old – Poss. of Meth / Poss. of Drug Pipe / Probation Violation
  • Tyler Pearman – 25 years old – Felony Warrant / Poss. of Heroin and Drug Pipe
  • Kelly Rivas – 38 years old – Possession of Heroin
  • Adriana Castaneda – 30 years old – 7 Warrants
  • Joel Coryell – 35 years old – Felony Warrant
  • Ismael Ayala – 30 years old – Felony Warrant
  • Richard Godsey – 47 years old – Felony Warrant
  • Bryan Nighswonger – 35 years old Felony Warrant
  • Lloyd Atwood – 23 years old – Felony Warrant
  • Christopher Barrier – 52 years old – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Michelle Mclaughlin – 30 years old – 10 Warrants
  • Robert Buchanan – 27 years old – 3 Warrants
  • Daniel Powers – 48 years old – 2 Warrants
  • Clayton Vigil – 54 years old – 6 Warrants
  • Dustin Napolitano – 38 years old – Warrant
  • Luis Gerardo – 32 years old – Probation Violation and Poss. of a Drug Paraphernalia
  • Eric Milliron – Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Jose Zambrano – 45 years old – Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Dale Burt-65 years old – Poss. of Drugs / Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia

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