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Pomona Police Department
Wednesday January 16th, 2019 :: 10:11 p.m. PST


Major Crimes Task Force arrest known gang member in possession of Firearm and Narcotics

DATE / TIME:  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 4:30 PM

LOCATION:  Mission/Hamilton, Pomona, California

11370.1 H&S Possession of a Firearm and Narcotics
11351 H&S Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales
29800(a) PC Felon in Possession of a Firearm
25850(c)(6) PC Carrying a loaded Firearm in Public
30305(a) PC – Felon in Possession of Ammunition

VICTIM:  State of California

SUSPECT:  Ronnie Rubulcava

UNIT:  Investigative Services Division, Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF)


On January 16, 2019, at approximately 1630 hours, units from the Pomona Police Department’s MCTF attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle at Hamilton Boulevard at Mission Avenue.  The suspect vehicle drove around the block while MCTF units followed and stopped on Hamilton Avenue, south of W. Third Street.  That is when a known gang member, Rubulcava, exited the vehicle and fled while carrying a firearm.  Additional MCTF members arrived on scene and took Rubulcava into custody after a short foot chase.  During the foot chase MCTF members recovered a 40 Caliber handgun and narcotics which was discarded by Rubulcava as he ran from officers. 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085.

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Written by:
Sergeant Brown
Pomona Police Department

Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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