San Jacinto valley and surrounding area parole and probation compliance sweep yields 75 arrests

SAN JACINTO VALLEY, Calif., — A recent, multi-agency parole and probation compliance sweep and saturation patrol conducted throughout the San Jacinto valley and surrounding areas resulted in 75 people being arrested, according to officials involved in the ten-hour operation.


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The Friday, June 10 sweep and saturation patrol was hosted by the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station with multiple other law enforcement agencies in participation, including the Hemet Gang Task Force, Cabazon Gang Task Force, Murrieta Gang Task Force, Perris Gang Task Force, San Jacinto Station Special Enforcement Team, Jurupa Station Special Enforcement Team, Lake Elsinore Station Special Enforcement Team, Riverside Sheriff’s K9 Team, and Riverside Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau.

The Cois Byrd Detention Facility, Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility, Cal Fire, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Parole Division, along with traffic teams from San Jacinto Station, Perris Station, Lake Elsinore Station, Palm Desert Station, and Thermal Station also participated in the operation, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Benjamin Medina.

Beginning at 2 p.m. and continuing until midnight, officials fanned out throughout the San Jacinto valley, which includes the cities of San Jacinto, Hemet, and Idyllwild, as well as the unincorporated communities of Valle Vista, Anza, Aguanga, Sage, and others, and began contacting parolees and probationers.

The following are the results of the operation:

  • 25 felony arrests.
  • 50 misdemeanor arrests.
  • 1 Firearm.
  • Several rounds of live ammunition.
  • Over 1 pound of methamphetamine.
  • Over $4,000 in asset forfeiture.
  • 1 recovered stolen vehicle.
  • 115 traffic citations issued.
  • 14 vehicles towed and stored.
  • 2 DUI arrests.
  • 32 parking violations.


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Citing the Sheriff’s Department’s commitment to creating safe and secure neighborhoods, Paez went on to say that the San Jacinto and Hemet Sheriff’s stations will be conducting similar sweeps on an ongoing basis.

Anyone with information regarding the investigations or arrests made during the operation is encouraged to call Deputies Post or Munoz at the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station at (951) 654-2702.

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Trevor Montgomery, 51, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and operates Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS). Both are stringer organizations, providing breaking news coverage and community interest stories for other mainstream media organizations throughout the two regions they serve.

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.