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Pomona Police Department
Friday March 1st, 2019 :: 12:31 a.m. PST



DATE / TIME:   February 27, 2019, at approximately 6:29 P.M.

LOCATION:   Linden at Sixth Street, Pomona Ca.

29800(a)(1)PC - Felon in Possession of a Firearm
25850(a)PC - Carrying a Loaded Firearm in a Vehicle
25850(c)(6)PC - Carrying a Loaded Firearm Not the Registered Owner
30305(a)(1)PC - Felon in Possession of Ammunition

VICTIM: State of California

SUSPECT:  Giovanni Rodriguez, 28 Years of age, Montclair, Ca

UNIT:   Major Crimes Task Force

The Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) is a proactive street enforcement unit consisting of primarily Pomona Police Officers, but is also supported by the California Highway Patrol’s Baldwin Park Office. The Major Crimes Task Force takes a tough stance of crime and those who commit violent acts.   

On February 27, 2019, at approximately 6:29 P.M., the Major Crimes Task Force was conducting high visibility patrol in the area of Sixth and Linden Street.  MCTF officers spotted Giovanni Rodriguez inside of the rear seat of a vehicle with its door open.  MCTF officers recognized Rodriguez from prior arrest and knew that he was a convicted felon on Post Release Community Supervision.  During the investigation they discovered that Rodriguez was in possession of a loaded firearm.  Based on the circumstances and evidence found, Rodriguez was arrested and booked into the Pomona City jail.      

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085.

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Pomona Police Department

Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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