Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 5, 2002
Contact Officer Felix Medina 
Phone (909) 826-5939
Fax (909) 826-2593


Compliance Checks Lead to 8 Felony Arrests

Riverside, Ca-  On Thursday, December 5, 2002, over 60 sworn peace officers from the Riverside Police Department, Riverside County Probation, State Parole, UCR Police Department and the West County Narcotics Task Force participated in a multi-agency compliance check throughout the city of Riverside. Riverside County Probation randomly selected approximately 70 probationers that are currently on formal felony probation. The objective of the Compliance Checks is to ensure that probationers are in compliance with the terms and conditions of their probation. Compliance Checks afford all agencies an opportunity to reduce violent criminal activity and improve the quality of life for residents in the city of Riverside. Listed below are the results from the Compliance Checks.

· 59 Residents were checked.

· 8 Felony arrests were made, which included Parolee’s At Large and Felony Probation Violators.

· Items confiscated during these checks included a Sawed-Off Shotgun, Knives, Ammunition, Narcotics, Drug Paraphernalia, and a Bullet Proof Vest.