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Pomona Police Department
Sunday March 3rd, 2019 :: 01:50 a.m. PST

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MAJOR CRIMES TASK FORCE ARREST GANG MEMBER FOR POSSESSING NARCOTICS FOR SALES AND BEING A FELON WITH A FIREARM

DATE / TIME:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 / 7:25 PM

LOCATION: Olive Street at Gambier Street, Pomona Ca.

CRIME(S):  29800(a)(1) PC – Felon in Possession of a Firearm
                    11378 H&S – Possession of Narcotics for Sales

VICTIM:  State of California

SUSPECT:  David Valles, 40 years old, Pomona, Ca.

UNIT:  Major Crimes Task Force

NARRATIVE:

On March 2, 2019, at approximately 7:25 PM the Major Crimes Task Force was in the area of Olive and Gambier Street conducting high visibility gang enforcement patrol.  Officers recognized known gang member, suspect David Valles, on foot in the area.  Major Crimes Task Force Officers also knew Suspect Valles was on Post Release Community Supervision when they made contact with him.  Suspect Valles was found to be in possession of narcotics on his person.  A probation compliance check at the suspect's residence resulted in more narcotics and a firearm being found that belonged to the suspect.  Based on the evidence located, it was determined that Suspect Valles possessed the narcotics for the purpose of sales and also was a felon in possession of a firearm.  Suspect Valles 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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