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Posted on: May 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Illegal Sales of Narcotics



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Illegal Sales of Narcotics
Station Area:Lake Elsinore
Written Date:May 8, 2020Time:9:00 AM
Incident Date:May 6, 2020Time:8:00 PM
Incident Location:4000 Block of Ballantree St, Lake Elsinore
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Glenn Warrington
File Number(s):L201260085


At the beginning of April, deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Stations Problem Oriented Policing Team received complaints from the community of Alberhill Ranch regarding possible illegal sales of narcotics at a residence within the City of Lake Elsinore.

On May 06, 2020, at the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, deputies served a search warrant in the 4000 block of Ballantree Way. Prior to the service of the warrant, Julio Quiroga (30 year old) resident of Lake Elsinore was detained. Located during the search of Julio Quiroga’s room was Methamphetamine, Heroin, OxyContin and Xanax pills, also located was a digital scale used for weighing illegal substances, excessive amounts of plastic baggies used for packaging illegal substances, syringes, and U.S. Currency.

Julio was arrested, and booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center without incident for Illegal sale of narcotics, illegal sales of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy McCracken 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.

Julio Quiroga

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