Santa Ana, California 2020-10-18 16:37:41 –
Santa Ana, CA – A felony convicted earlier this week who led law enforcement in a 90-minute car chase across Orange County was charged with a felony in possession of a gun.
Andres Alexander LiberoSanta Ana, 41, who was on probation in a state court proceeding and previously served in federal prison, was charged with a federal criminal accusation filed on Tuesday. He will appear in federal court for the first time this afternoon.
On Monday afternoon, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Orange County Violent Crime Task Force (OCVCTF) was monitoring when it observed a white chevy van swirling in a residential area. .. Law enforcement agencies determined that the van had been stolen and attempted to stop traffic at the intersection of Anaheim’s Midway Drive and Dickel Street.
The driver’s libero didn’t stop. Instead, he started driving dangerously fast and irregularly to evade law enforcement. Libero led the authorities to track Orange County, sometimes on 22 and 405 freeways.
At some point, a .40 caliber pistol was thrown out of the van and passengers jumped out of the car, according to the affidavit filed in the complaint. ATFOCVCTF immediately recovered the gun. Passengers were detained and later released.
After Libero left the freeway, he headed for Garden Grove through the road surface throughout Costa Mesa. Libero stopped the van near the intersection of Garden Grove’s Harbor Boulevard and Garden Grove Boulevard. Libero left the van and was detained without further incident.
Rivero was previously convicted in November 2006 of the threat of a crime aimed at terrorism. A felony in possession of a gun in January 2007. A felony in possession of a gun in January 2011. Possession of controlled drugs and hidden daggers in April 2014. A serious criminal who carried a gun in September 2016 and brought a controlled drug to jail. In May 2020, the vehicle was illegally taken out along with the theft of personal information.
ATF OCVCTF consists of ATF Special Agents and detectives at Blair and Fullerton Police Stations. The Task Force has successfully investigated and identified suspects responsible for violent crimes throughout Orange County.
The proceedings are filed by Benjamin Richtmann, Assistant US Attorney at the Santa Ana Branch of the US Federal Attorney’s Office.
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