PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS – December 21, 2017

Compliance Checks / Saturation Patrol On December 14, 2017, the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force conducted probation/parole compliance checks and saturation patrol throughout the cities of Banning, Beaumont, Calimesa and surrounding unincorporated communities. A total of twenty-one searches were conducted and five adults were arrested and cited for misdemeanor charges, then released with a…

Alleged child abuser rejects plea bargain

A■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter t a hearing in Banning Courthouse on Nov. 27, accused child abuser, 24-year-old Jonathon Montgomery rejected a 30-day plea agreement offered by the Riverside District Attorney’s office. According to information from the District Attorney’s office in Riverside as well as a source in the courtroom during the hearing, the…