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Press Release: Possession of Controlled Substances for Sale
Agency: San Gorgonio Special Operations Gang Task Force
Station Area: Cabazon
Written Date: November 14, 2017 Time: 1:40 PM
Incident Date: November 14, 2017 Time: 11:00 AM
Incident Location: 49000 block of Blanche Avenue, Cabazon
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Richard Carroll
File Number(s): B173180014


Duane Ford

On November 14, 2017, deputies and investigators from the Cabazon Station, with assistance from the San Gorgonio Special Operations Gang Task Force conducted a probation compliance check on 55-year-old Duane Ford at a residence in the 49000 block of Blanche Avenue in Cabazon.

The compliance check resulted in the confiscation of approximately one pound of suspected methamphetamine, one handgun, and one shotgun.  The narcotics located at this location exceeded an approximate street value of $3,500.  Additionally, several items of stolen property was seized from the location.

55-year-old Duane Ford, a Cabazon resident, was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, Possession of Firearms while in possession of controlled substances, and a Violation of Probation.  Duane Ford was booked into custody at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility.

If anyone has any information regarding any illegal narcotic activity in their community, please contact the Cabazon Station at (951) 922-7100 or WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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