Riverside Sheriff Nets Thirteen Arrests including Three from Lake Elsinore in Compliance Sweep
The Riverside Sheriff’s Department reported on Monday that three individuals were arrested following searches and compliance checks on seventy-eight locations.
On February 17, 2015, a joint operation between the Central P.A.C. Team (Post-release Accountability & Compliance Team), the Lake Elsinore Police Department and Wildomar Police Department conducted compliance checks and warrant services on individuals on probation, mandatory supervision, and post-release community supervision (PRCS) within both the city of Lake Elsinore and the city of Wildomar.
According to a press release, about sixty law enforcement personnel were involved. The officers were from the Central P.A.C. Team, West P.A.C. Team, East P.A.C. Team, Murrieta PD Special Enforcement Team, Lake Elsinore Special Enforcement Team, Wildomar Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Mid County Investigations, and three Riverside County Gang Task Force Regions (Region 3- Hemet/San Jacinto, Region 4- Murrieta/Temecula, and Region 6- Lake Elsinore/Perris).
Thirteen individuals were arrested during the sweep and three of these individuals were residing in Wildomar. Sergeant Kenneth Chaffin stated, “The operation resulted in the recovery of two stolen vehicles, drugs, drug paraphernalia, weapons, and stolen property. One of the locations resulted in possibly a “chop shop.” California Highway Patrol- Investigative Services Unit (Auto theft unit) responded and took over the investigation.”
Ada Smith, 52 years old of Wildomar was arrested for 1203.2(a) PC- Violation of Probation 11377(a) H&S- Possession of Methamphetamine. Axel Paulsen, 47 years old of Wildomar was arrested for 3455(a) PC- Violation of T&C of PRCS 496(d) PC- Possession of a Stolen Vehicle 10751 VC- Alter Vehicle VIN 496 PC Possession of Stolen City Property. Robert Darden, 50 years old of Wildomar was arrested for 3455(a) PC- Violation of T&C of PRCS 11377(a) H&S- Possession of Methamphetamine.
In addition to those arrested, another 24 individuals were reported as not living at the addresses on record with the probation department. There will be warrants issued for these individuals’ arrests. The Central PAC Team will be responsible for locating and arresting these subjects who have failed to comply with their terms of PRCS and Mandatory Supervision (AB109).