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Beaumont man arrested following search warrant

A Beaumont man was arrested Thursday following a search warrant issued by the San Gorgonio Special Operations Gang Task Force.

It happened at 2 p.m. in the 400 block of Olive Avenue in Beaumont. The search warrant was issued for 25-year old Thomas Chapparosa for a theft investigation that occurred in October.

Officers recovered the stolen items along with a 9mm Sten submachine gun and various types of ammunition.

Chapparosa, was arrested and booked at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning for possession of an authorized weapon and committing a crime while out on bail.

He is being held on $45,000 bail.

If you have any information related to this investigation, you can contact Detective Casey from the San Gorgonio Regional Gang Task Force at 951-769-8500.

If you want to remain anonymous, information can be sent through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website.

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