A La Quinta resident was arrested Thursday morning after being accused of pointing a loaded gun at a minor in a video that was posted on social media.
In keeping with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division, members of the Coachella Valley Violent Gang Job pressure serving a search warrant on Dune Palms Highway recognized the suspect from a video allegedly exhibiting him pointing a loaded firearm at a minor earlier than handing that firearm to the minor to show on digicam.
Authorities say the search warrant stemmed from an ongoing investigation into different movies posted on social media exhibiting documented felony road gang members and juveniles with firearms.
Gang job pressure officers, with the help of the La Quinta Particular Enforcement Staff, reported discovering a number of objects of gang indicia throughout the service of the search warrant on Dune Palms Highway.
The Sheriff’s Division revealed that this similar residence was the location of a earlier search warrant service again on Sept. 26, 2020. On this occasion, officers discovered an AR-15 Rifle, 12-gauge Shotgun, 9mm Semi-Auto Handgun, a .22 Caliber Semi-Auto Handgun, and extra objects of gang indicia.
The suspect was booked into jail. As a part of firm coverage, their identification will not be revealed till they’re formally charged by the Riverside County District Legal professional’s Workplace.
When you’ve got any details about this crime, you possibly can contact CVVCGTF member Officer Budnik at (760) 836-1600.
When you’ve got non-emergency info relating to gang exercise, please use our on-line Gang Job Pressure Tip Type or name 951-922-7601.