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Press Release: Drug Sales and Weapon Arrest
Agency: Gang Task Force
Station Area: Jurupa Valley
Written Date: 11/30/2017 Time: 8:35 PM
Incident Date: 11/29/2017 Time: 3:39 PM
Incident Location: 10000 Block of 54th Street, Jurupa Valley
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Frank Lodes
File Number(s): JV173330214


On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, about 3:39 PM, members of the Region 7, Regional Gang Task Force contacted a Hispanic male at a residence in the 10000 block of 54th Street in Jurupa Valley. Task force officers conducted a search of the Hispanic male’s trailer and located over ½ pound of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin. Task force officers also located a loaded firearm, ammunition and other items indicative of illegal narcotic sales. The Hispanic male was identified as 32 year-old Jurupa Valley resident, Jose De Jesus Muro-Romero. He was booked into custody at the Robert Presley Detention Center for the following charges:

  • Possession of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin while armed with a loaded firearm
  • Possession of methamphetamine for sales
  • Possession of cocaine for sales
  • Possession of heroin for sales
Jose De Jesus Muro-Romero Items indicative of illegal narcotic sales

Anyone with addition information regarding this arrest is encouraged to contact Sergeant Frank Lodes with the Region 7 Region Gang Task Force at (951) 955-2734.

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

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