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Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Post Date:05/20/2019 12:22 PM
Press Release: Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Agency: Eastvale Police
Station Area: Jurupa Valley
Written Date: May 11, 2019 Time: 6:25 PM
Incident Date: May 11, 2019 Time: 3:12 PM
Incident Location: 12600 Block of Limonite Avenue, Eastvale
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Luke Torres
File Number(s): EV191310035

Details:

On May 11, 2019, at approximately 3:12 PM, officers from the Eastvale Police Department responded to a report of an armed suspect within the parking lot of the shopping center located in the 12600 block of Limonite Avenue. The reporting party indicated he saw the male suspect stretching his arms above his head and saw a pistol tucked in his waistband. The suspect then entered an SUV and headed toward an exit leading onto Hamner Avenue.

Upon arriving to the parking lot, responding officers immediately spotted the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and officers recovered a loaded pistol from underneath the seat of the SUV. The suspect was identified as Martin Flores Jr., 25 years old, from the Eastvale area. Flores was later booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center for charges related to Possession of a Firearm in a Public Place, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Ammunition and Altering a Firearm’s Serial Number.

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Martin Flores Jr.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy R. Roach at the Eastvale Police Department (951) 955-2600 or at Riverside Sheriff’s Dispatch (951) 776-1099.

Residents may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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