RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||House fire leads to discovery of indoor marijuana grow operation in Perris|
|Written Date:||June 24, 2020||Time:||10:00 AM|
|Incident Date:||June 23, 2020||Time:||5:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||1400 Block of Cumberland Ct., Perris, CA 92571|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Victor Pierson|
On June 23, 2020, deputies from the Perris Station were dispatched to a report of a house fire on the 1400 block of Cumberland Ct., in the city of Perris. After the Fire Department extinguished the fire, deputies entered the residence and discovered an indoor marijuana grow operation. At the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, deputies wrote a search warrant for the residence. A subsequent search of the property yielded 803 marijuana plants in various stages of growth. All marijuana plants were subsequently eradicated from the property.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is committed to improving the quality of life for all who reside in the community. “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Perris Station’s Problem Oriented Policing Team at 951-210-1120.