HEMET: Traffic stop yields 2 arrests, including AB 109 Probationer arrested with sawed-off shotgun

Trevor Montgomery

Riverside County News Source


HEMET – Hemet Police officers arrested two suspects on Jan. 20, after conducting an early morning traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. The stop occurred at 1:58 a.m., in the 2100 block of east Florida Ave. According to a press release from Hemet PD, “The vehicle was occupied by two subjects who were uncooperative and subsequently arrested.”

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Malik Moore and Solomon Andrews, arrested by Hemet PD.

A records check revealed the driver, identified as Malik Moore, 19-years-old of San Jacinto had an active felony warrant for robbery out of Riverside County.

The passenger, who officers identified as Solomon Andrews, a 39-year-old resident of Los Angeles, was determined to be on AB 109 probation and was in possession of a loaded, “sawed-off” shotgun. Officers found the illegally altered shotgun in a backpack on the passenger floorboard of the vehicle.

Officers arrested Moore on the felony robbery warrant was later transported to Riverside County Jail. Moore was being held in lieu of $60,000 bail.

Andrews was transported to Los Angeles County jail on a no-bail PRCS hold with numerous gun charges pending in Riverside County.

AB 109/Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) is part of California’s Realignment Program, shifting supervision responsibility from state parole to county probation departments on inmates released early from state prison.



Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com


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