Wanted for robberies in two states, felon nabbed with gun & drugs during Anderson stop

ANDERSON, Calif. — Authorities say an overnight traffic stop led to the arrest of a man with active felony arrest warrants for robbery out of San Bernardino County, California and Washington County, Oregon early this morning, Saturday, July 10. A woman was also arrested and officers recovered an unregistered handgun, high capacity magazine, and narcotics during the enforcement stop, which occurred in the area of Riverside Avenue and Story Lane. 

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A City of Anderson police officer conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle shortly before 3 a.m., officials later reported. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Rachael Elaine Kindler, 37, of Springfield, Oregon. Her passenger, who initially provided a false name to officers, was eventually identified as Darius Ramon Moore, 29, of Pomona.

“Upon initial contact Moore provided false information to assume the identity of his cousin,” officials said. However, Moore’s cousin happened to be on active CDC parole and as a result of providing the false name, both Moore and Kindler were detained so officers could conduct a parole search of the pair and their vehicle.

Officers located an unregistered pink, .40 caliber Glock handgun, two loaded magazines, and an empty large capacity magazine, which is currently illegal to possess in California. Officers also discovered cocaine and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia.

Based on their investigation and findings, officers arrested the pair.

Later, while being booked at the Shasta County Jail in Redding, Moore decided to provide his true name; at which time a records check revealed he had two active felony arrest warrants for separate and unrelated robberies in California and Oregon.

Moore was booked under his real name on his warrants and on suspicion of unlawfully possessing narcotics while armed with a loaded operable firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of ammunition by a felon, possession of cocaine, and false impersonation.

Kindler was booked on suspicion of unlawfully possessing narcotics while armed with a loaded operable firearm, possession of a firearm by an addict, possession of ammunition by an addict, and possession of cocaine.

Online jail records indicate both Moore and Kindler remain in custody, with Moore being held without bail and Kindler being held in lieu of $25,000 bail or bond.



Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

Trevor Montgomery, 50, 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.

One comment

  • Thank you CA lawmakers.. this dude will be out on the streets in no time probably because of over crowded prisons, due To all of those that are closed. Criminals know to Commit their crimes in California nowadays because nothing happens to them!! Wondered what would happen if this would’ve been the state of Texas as an example?

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