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Pomona Police Department
Sunday April 7th, 2019 :: 04:39 a.m. PDT


Gang member arrested with gun by Major Crimes Task Force

Date:  Sunday, April 7, 2019

Time:  1:33 AM

Location: Phillips Blvd. / Rebecca Street, Pomona, CA


  • 11370.1(a) HS Possession of a controlled substance while armed
  • 29800(a) PC Felon in possession of a firearm
  • 30305(a) PC Felon in possession of ammunition
  • 25850(c)(3) PC Gang member in possession of loaded firearm
  • 25850(c)(6) PC Carrying a loaded unregistered firearm

Contreras, Fernando - 42 Year Old Pomona Resident

  • The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force
  • The California Highway Patrol – Baldwin Park Office
On Sunday, April 7, 2019 around 1:33 AM, 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 conducted a traffic stop in the area of Phillips Blvd. and Rebecca Street for a vehicle code violation. Upon contact, the passenger, later identified as suspect Contreras, was found to be on probation. During a probation search, Contreras was found to be in possession of a loaded, unregistered firearm and heroin. He was arrested and booked on the above charges.

The City of Pomona is dedicated suppressing gang violence and often uses partnered Law Enforcement agencies 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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Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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