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Press Release: Possession of Heroin for Sales Arrest
Agency: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Station Area: Thermal
Written Date: 11/26/19 Time: 8:40 PM
Incident Date: 11/26/19 Time: 2:46 PM
Incident Location: 78600 block of Avenida La Torres, La Quinta
Reporting Officer: Sergeant David Aldrich
File Number(s): LA193300047


On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 2:46 PM, The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team conducted a pedestrian check in 78600 block of Avenida La Torrres, in the city of La Quinta. During the pedestrian check, it was discovered Francisco Javier Lopez, 46-years-old of Indio, was in possession of drug paraphernalia, so Lopez was placed under arrest. During the arrest, it was discovered Lopez was in possession of approximately one-half pound of heroin, with the intent to sale. A search warrant was served on his vehicle, and additional paraphernalia was located and seized.  Lopez was booked at the county jail in Indio.

The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team is asking anyone with additional information to contact Deputy Iniguez at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760)-863-8990.

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

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