Major Crimes Task Force arrest three gang members with 4 loaded guns

Major Crimes Task Force arrest three gang members with 4 loaded guns

Date:  Saturday November 10, 2018

Time:  10:57 PM

Location: 2200 Block of Logan St., Pomona, CA


25850(c)(3) PC Gang member in possession of loaded firearm

186.22 (B)(1) PC Promote Gang activity

25850(c)(6) PC Carrying a loaded firearm

32310 PC Carrying a high capacity magazine

25400(a)(3) PC CCW in vehicle  

25400 (c)(2) PC- Carrying concealed stolen firearm


O’Brien, Dilbert a 19 Year Old Pomona Resident

Hernandez, Marcello a 18 Year Old Pomona Resident

Sanford, Renall a 23 Year Old Pomona Resident


The Pomona Police Department Major Crimes Task Force

The California Highway Patrol – Baldwin Park Office


On Saturday November 10, 2018, around 10:57 PM, members of the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) and the California Highway Patrol were partnered up, and working a gang suppression detail within the City of Pomona. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the 2200 block of Logan St., of known Pomona gang members for vehicle code violations. The vehicle came to an abrupt stop and passengers began to bail out of the vehicle and flee on foot. Suspect Sanford and Suspect Hernandez were taken into custody immediately without incident.


Suspect O’Brien was taken into custody a short distance away from the vehicle without incident. Suspect O’Brien attempted to discard a small bag containing four loaded handguns.  All three Suspects were booked at the Pomona City Jail on the above-indicated charges.

The City of Pomona is dedicated to addressing quality of life issues and often uses partnered Law Enforcement agencies to accomplish one common goal of ensuring the safety of our community. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at (909)620-2085.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your Smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website

Written by:

J. Hernandez, Corporal

Major Crimes Task Force