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Pomona Police Department
Wednesday April 10th, 2019 :: 09:58 p.m. PDT

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Juvenile Gang Member arrested with gun and narcotics by Major Crimes Task Force

Date:  Wednesday April 10, 2019

Time:  7:49 PM

Location: 1000 Block of W. Second Street, Pomona, CA

Crime:

  • 11370.1(a) HS Possession of a controlled substance while armed
  • 25850(c)(3) PC Gang member in possession of loaded firearm
  • 25850(c)(6) PC Carrying a loaded unregistered firearm
  • 11378 H&S Possession of controlled substance for sales
Suspect:

Name withheld due to age - 16 Year Old Pomona Resident

Unit:
  • The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force
  • The California Highway Patrol MCTF Officers– Baldwin Park Office
Narrative:

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 around 7:49 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 conducted a traffic stop in the area of Mission Blvd and Oak St. for a vehicle code violation. Officers made contact with the Suspect and the Suspect told Officers he had a gun under his leg. Officers quickly took him into custody and recovered a loaded revolver where he was seated. The firearm found was unregistered and this Juvenile is a known Pomona gang member.

Officers then obtained a search warrant and served the warrant at the juvenile’s residence. Inside of the Juvenile’s room additional ammunition and narcotics were located.  

In the last 10 days the Pomona Police Major Crimes Task Force has recovered 7 guns off of gang members.

He was arrested and booked on the above charges.

If you believe there are gang members loitering near you, we encourage you to contact crime stoppers and leave us a tip. All tips are reviewed and disseminated to a Pomona Police Specialty unit. The Pomona Police department is dedicated to making your neighborhood safe and beautiful.

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

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your Smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website 
http://lacrimestoppers.org.

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

 

Address/Location
Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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