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Pomona Police Department
Saturday April 6th, 2019 :: 02:07 a.m. PDT


A converted full auto firearm recovered by Major Crimes Task Force

Date:  Friday April 5, 2019

Time:  9:00 PM

Location: 300 Block of Orchid Ln., Pomona, CA


  • 25850(c)(6) PC Carrying a loaded firearm
  • 11370.1 HS- Possession of firearm and narcotics
  • 11378 HS- Possession of controlled substance for sales
  • Cortez, Ivan a 31 Year Old Pomona Resident
  • The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force
  • The California Highway Patrol – Baldwin Park Office
On Friday April 5, 2019, around 9:00 PM, members of the Pomona Police Department's Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) and the California Highway Patrol were partnered up, and working a gang suppression detail within the City of Pomona. Officers made contact with Cortez in the north alley of the 300 block of Orchid Ln. during the course of an investigation Officers located a loaded 9mm Glock firearm that was converted to a full auto pistol. As Officers continued their investigation they located Narcotics for sales, additional ammunition, gun holster, a military type bulletproof vest, and a high capacity magazine that belongs to the Glock.

Suspect Cortez was booked at the Pomona City Jail on the above-indicated charges.

The City of Pomona is dedicated to addressing quality of life issues and often uses department wide resources to accomplish one common goal of ensuring the safety of our community. 

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

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Written by:
J. Hernandez, Corporal
Major Crimes Task Force

Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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