Two Arrested in Possession of a Handgun



On Thursday February 25, 2021 at 4:28 pm, Gang Task Force personnel conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Lake Park Drive and Soboba Springs Drive, in the City of San Jacinto, County of Riverside. Task Force Officers contacted Ramon Mora and Charlotte Arres. Mora is a documented criminal street gang member and on California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Parole for attempted murder. During a parole search of the vehicle and occupants, Task Force Officers located a loaded 9MM handgun with an extended high capacity magazine. Both Mora and Arres were taken into custody for multiple weapons related offenses.

The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley 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, and the California Highway Patrol. The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force operates in the Cities of Hemet, San Jacinto, and the unincorporated areas of Hemet.

The law enforcement leadership within the valley meets regularly and coordinates the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley 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 Valley Gang Task Force is one of five teams comprising the entire Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force, which is a collaborative effort of various law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.

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