Riverside Police Department
Press Release

 

For Immediate Release

Date June 4, 2002
Contact Lieutenant John Wallace
Phone (909) 826-5836
Fax (909) 826-5699

 

Riverside Police Department 10851 Award Recipients

Riverside, Ca-  Police Chief Russ Leach is pleased to announce that the following Riverside Police Department officers have qualified for the CHP 10851 Award. These nine officers have been responsible for the recovery of 142 vehicles, representing an approximate dollar value of $741,790. In addition these officers are responsible for arresting 66 suspects for Grand Theft Auto.

Officer Michael O’Boyle has qualified for his first award by recovering 9 vehicles in the past year. Six of those vehicles were occupied and the drivers arrested. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $55,500.

Officer Matthew Lewis has qualified for his first award by recovering 6 vehicles in the past year. All of the vehicles were occupied and drivers were arrested. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $13,400.

Officer Troy Banks has qualified for his first award by recovering 12 vehicles in one year. Four of these recoveries involved the arrest of the driver. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $42,500.

Officer Matthew Lackey has qualified for his first award by recovering 6 vehicles in 4 months where all of the vehicles were occupied and the drivers arrested. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $39,000.

Officer Denny Corbett has qualified for his first and second awards by recovering 18 vehicles in a 7-month period. Ten of these were occupied and the driver was arrested. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $105,890.

Officer William Zackowski has qualified for his first and second awards by recovering 25 vehicles over the past two years. Eight of these recoveries involved the arrest of the driver. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $114,600.

Officer Senon Saldana has qualified for his second award by recovering 12 vehicles in an eight-month period. Six of the vehicles were occupied and the drivers arrested. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $54,800.

Officer William McCoy has qualified for his 10th and 11th awards (his 2nd Master) by recovering 18 vehicles with 10 individuals arrested. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $151,500.

Officer Marc Dehdashtian has qualified for his 13th, 14th, and 15th awards by recovering 36 vehicles with 10 individuals arrested. Marc has now qualified for his third Master 10851 award. The total value of the recovered vehicles is approximately $164,600.

These awards will be presented at the beginning of the City of Riverside Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2002. The meeting starts at 6:30pm.