Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputies conducted a traffic stop in Anza and located a firearm inside the automobile Monday, March 6, at 2:23 p.m.
The vehicle, containing the driver and one passenger, came to a halt in the parking lot of a shopping center located on Highway 371 and Contreras Road in the unincorporated town of Anza. During the traffic stop, deputies located a firearm inside the vehicle.
According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez, the driver was arrested on weapons charges and the passenger was released from the location.
The Hemet Sheriff Station is committed to the safety of the residents they serve.
The goal of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is to keep all citizens safe while also improving the quality of life for those residing within the community. Criminal activity negatively impacts the community. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has a zero-tolerance policy for these offenses.
If you suspect criminal activity in your area, please contact the Hemet Sheriff’s Station at 951-791-3400. Crimes can also be reported through the We-Tip Crime Reporting Hotline at 909-987-5005 or on the web at https://wetip.com.
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