Felon accused of fatally shooting SJ man arraigned

A probationer accused of gunning down a 31-year-old man during a confrontation outside a San Jacinto home pleaded not guilty Sept. 16, to murder and other charges. Juan Alonso Perez, 28, allegedly killed Gabriel Sanchez of San Jacinto in November 2020. Along with the murder count, Perez is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and sentence-enhancing gun and great bodily injury allegations. He was arraigned before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Timothy Hollenhorst, who scheduled a felony settlement conference for Nov. 19 at the Banning Justice Center. Perez is being held on $1 million bail at the Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta. He was in custody at the Murrieta jail in connection with an unrelated auto theft and felony evading case when sheriff’s detectives f
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