RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation|
|Station Area:||Warm Springs|
|Written Date:||April 23, 2020||Time:||7:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||April 22, 2020||Time:||10:00 AM|
|Incident Location:||Community of Warm Springs|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Glenn Warrington|
In March, deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Problem Oriented Policing Team received complaints regarding possible illegal marijuana cultivation occurring in the Community of Warm Springs. On April 22, 2020, at the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, deputies served a search warrant in the 28000 block of Rostrata Avenue in the Community of Warm Springs. As a result of the search warrant, approximately 600 marijuana plants in various stages of growth were located and collected.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Salcedo at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station (951) 245-3300.
As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.
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