The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has released the names and photos of the 25 people arrested in Thursday’s gang sweep in the city of Coachella.

Dubbed “Operation Safe Coachella 16.1”, the sweep netted 25 suspects (17 felonies and 8 misdemeanor arrests). There were also four firearms recovered along with over three ounces of suspected methamphetamine, over a pound of suspected marijuana, and over ten-thousand dollars of US Currency.

Here are the details of Thursday’s arrests, as provided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department:

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Noe Castro, 33 of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of possession of meth for sale
  • Arturo Aguilar, 38, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm
  • Salvador Amezquita, 21, of Coachella, arrested suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm
  • Richard Carmona, 53, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Alex Ceballos, 18, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a stolen vehicle
  • Steven Benavidez, 33, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of outstanding DUI warrant
  • Manuel Jacquez, 25, of Indio, arrested on a parolee at large warrant
  • Ray Carmona, 21, of Coachella, arrested on a traffic warrant

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Jose Hernandez, 63, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Brandon Miramontes, 20, of Indio, arrested on an outstanding robbery warrant
  • Augustine Lopez, 24, of Coachella, arrested on an outstanding robbery warrant and on suspicion of possession of firearm
  • Bryanna Lopez, 22, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Richard Moreno, 25, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of for marijuana for sales and child endangerment
  • Sergio Morin, 33, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of felon in possession of ammunition and drug paraphernalia
  • Jose Islas, 37, of Indio, arrested on an outstanding battery warrant
  • Cirilo Vega, 39, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of felon in possession of ammunition and violation of probation

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Pedro Tomayo, 23, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of possession of suspected cocaine
  • Ralph Rivas, 43, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of felon in possession of ammunition
  • Pedro Morin, 50, of Coachella, arrested on suspicion of felon in possession of a firearm
  • Martha Durinzi, 29, of Coachella, arrested on a parolee at large warrant

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Javier Taylor, 31, of Thermal, arrested on an outstanding felony burglary warrant
  • Alejandro Reyes, 41, of Indio, arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin
  • Richard Sanchez, 28, of Desert Hot Springs, on a DUI warrant

Coachella Gang Round Up

  • Gabriel Salazar, 31, of La Quinta, arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine for sales
  • Juan Mange, 37, of Indio, arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine for sales

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