According to sheriff's Sgt. Chris Gaskins, a total of 18 people were contacted in the Saturday operation.
"The goal of this operation focused attention upon individuals currently on probation and/or parole in the city of Temecula, and to ensure these individuals were complying with the terms of their release," Gaskins wrote in a statement.
These three people were found in violation of those terms, according to the sergeant:
- Jason Ocanna, 47:
CHARGES: Felon in Possession of Ammunition / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Parole Violation
- Dextric Noble, 23:
CHARGES: Felon in Possession of Firearm & Ammunition / Child Endangerment / Possession of Stolen Property
Violation of Probation / Gang Enhancement
- Derek Noble, 21:
CHARGES: Felon in Possession of Firearm & Ammunition / Child Endangerment / Possession of Stolen Property / Violation of Probation / Gang Enhancement
Jail records showed all three men remained locked up in the Murrieta jail as of Thursday afternoon.
Agencies who took part in the sweep were the Temecula Police Department's Problem Oriented Policing Team, the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force, and State Parole Agents, according to Gaskins.