RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Marijuana Cultivation|
|Station Area:||La Quinta|
|Written Date:||July 8, 2020||Time:||8:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||July 8, 2020||Time:||5:41 PM|
|Incident Location:||51000 block of Avenida Obregon, La Quinta|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Steve Davis|
On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 5:41 PM, La Quinta Special Enforcement Team served a marijuana related search warrant within the 51000 block of Avenida Obregon, La Quinta. It was discovered that the entire residence was being utilized as a marijuana cultivation and processing operation. About 500 marijuana plants among other items were seized.
Illegal marijuana grow operations often have an abundance of un-permitted wiring modification that pose an inherent risk to public safety.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Huyler at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station at 760-863-8990.