RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Probation Check Leads to Possession for Sales Arrest|
|Station Area:||La Quinta|
|Written Date:||May 21, 2020||Time:||6:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||May 21, 2020||Time:||2:30 PM|
|Incident Location:||79000 block of Dandelion Dr., La Quinta|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Paul Herida|
On Thursday, May 21st, 2020, at 2:30 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a probation check at a residence in the 79000 block of Dandelion Drive in the city of La Quinta. During the probation check Gang Task Force Officers arrested Anthony Montellano, 33 of La Quinta, after he was found to be in possession of more than 53.0 grams of suspected cocaine. Montellano was charged with Possession of Cocaine for Sales and Violation of Probation. He was booked at the Indio Jail.
The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer Budnik at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.
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