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Posted on: April 1, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Stop Results in Large Meth Seizure and Firearm



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Traffic Stop Results in Large Meth Seizure and Firearm
Station Area:Wildomar
Written Date:April 1, 2020Time:8:00 AM
Incident Date:March 26, 2020Time:6:00 PM
Incident Location:Bundy Canyon / Mission Trail, City of Wildomar
Reporting Officer:Sergeant S. Dyer – Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force
File Number(s):GS200860001


On March 26, 2020 at approximately 6pm, members of the Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force with the assistance of a Riverside Sheriff Deputy K-9 conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Bundy Canyon and Mission Trail in the City of Wildomar. An eventual search of the vehicle and of the driver revealed approximately 14 pounds of suspected methamphetamine and almost five thousand dollars’ cash. A follow-up search at a residence in Lake Elsinore revealed a loaded handgun and suspected drug packaging. The driver, Armando Perez-Gutierrez was arrested on several narcotics and weapons related charges.


If you have any information related to this investigation or if you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sergeant Steve Dyer at the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force at 951-461-6363. 

The Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force is one of 5 teams which compose the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force which is a collaborative effort of 25 law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs. 

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please visit our recruiting page or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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