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Pomona Police Department
Thursday April 25th, 2019 :: 11:14 p.m. PDT


Gang member with a gun arrested by Major Crimes Task Force

 Date:  Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time:  8:22 PM

Location: 1400 Block of West Ninth Street, Pomona, CA


  • 25850(c)(3) PC Gang member carrying a loaded firearm
  • 25850(c)(6) PC Carrying an unregistered loaded firearm
  • 25400(a)(2) PC Carrying a concealed firearm on person

  • Chavez, Christian, 26 Year Old Pomona Resident
  • The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force
  • The California Highway Patrol – Baldwin Park Office
On Thursday, April 25, 2019, around 8:22 PM, members of the Pomona Police Department's Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) and the California Highway Patrol were partnered up, and working a gang suppression detail within the City of Pomona. In response to numerous complaints from the residents regarding gang members, Officers provided extra patrol to the 1400 block of West Ninth Street. Officers made contact with Chavez, a known Pomona gang member, for public intoxication. During the investigation, Officers located a loaded and unregistered .38 special revolver firearm concealed in his pocket. Chavez was immediately taken into custody without incident.

Suspect Chavez was booked at the Pomona City Jail on the above indicated charges.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909)620-2085.

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Written by:
J. Hernandez, Corporal
Major Crimes Task Force

Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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