San Jacinto “Quality of Life” operation yields 51 warrants, 24 arrests, 3 stolen vehicles

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Responding to recent complaints and growing concerns regarding area homeless and criminal activity including theft, stolen vehicles, indecent exposure, assaults, and disturbing the peace, officials from multiple agencies in San Jacinto recently conducted a day-long “Quality of Life” enforcement operation.

The eight-hour operation, which was conducted on Friday, May 7, resulted in more than 50 arrest warrants served, six new cases with various charges, 24 arrests, and the recovery of three stolen vehicles.

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Starting at 1 p.m., San Jacinto deputies with the Homeless Outreach Team, in partnership with the Riverside County Probation Department, San Jacinto Homeless and At-Risk Population (HARP) Team, San Jacinto Special Enforcement Team, and the Regional Gang Task Force, fanned out across the city of San Jacinto to locate and contact people along the business corridors of San Jacinto Avenue and State Street, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Mike Heath later said of the successful operation.

Arrestees are seen going through the booking process at a temporary command and processing center set up at the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station on Friday. San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station photos

“Their purpose was to identify and provide social service assistance to those people who desired it, maintain the quality of life/safe environment of the area, as well as serve any and all outstanding arrest warrants,” Heath explained; adding, “As a result of the eight-hour operation, countless numbers of people were provided resource opportunities.”

Additionally, two people were provided with temporary shelter, three substance abuse assessments for rehabilitation were conducted, and a homeless elderly female was linked with appropriate social services, the Seargent continued.

The following 24 subjects were arrested:

  • Michael Reynolds, a 53-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Tommy Golesberry, a 53-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Joseph Guarin, a 50-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Michael Turner, a 37-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Susanne Yacub, a 36-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for public intoxication.
  • Aaron Smith, a 29-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Jesse Hewus, a 39-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Joan Nobel, a 64-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Sharice Williams, a 25-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Janelle Williams, a 41-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Jason Dowalter, a 33-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Saul Zaragoza, a 36-year-old resident of Banning, for possession of a stolen vehicle.
  • Jose Tellez, a 39-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for possession of a controlled substance.
  • Deja Shelton, an 18-old-resident of San Jacinto, for possession of a stolen vehicle.
  • Fernando Gomez, a 35-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • David Vielman, a 36-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Frank Gosnell, a 50-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Jonathan Franklin, a 26-year-olds resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Noe Bahena, a 28-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Ashley Jackson, a 34-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Alfredo Arreola, a 45-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for possession of a controlled substance.
  • Edward Gallardo, a 23-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Joey Stevens, a 28-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.
  • Kyrsten Sandoval, a 56-year-old resident of San Jacinto, for outstanding warrants.


Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

Trevor Montgomery, 49, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.

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