RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Outdoor Marijuana Cultivation Search Warrant|
|Written Date:||August 7, 2020||Time:||1:45 PM|
|Incident Date:||August 7, 2020||Time:||7:00 AM|
|Incident Location:||29000 Block of San Jacinto Avenue, Nuevo|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Chad Thompson|
On July 28, 2020, deputies from the Perris Station Special Enforcement Team learned of an illegal outdoor residential marijuana grow. At the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, deputies served a search warrant at the location and located a total of 1,958 marijuana plants in various stages of growth and 15 pounds of processed marijuana. All the marijuana plants were subsequently eradicated from the property. No suspects were located inside the property.
The goal of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is to keep all of our citizens safe while also improving the quality of life for those residing within the community. Outdoor marijuana cultivation negatively impacts the neighborhoods, property value and environment. It diminishes and poisons the water table and pesticides adversely affect the health of neighboring residents. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has a zero-tolerance policy for these offenses. If you suspect drug activity in your area, please contact your local Sheriff’s Station.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Deputy Zavorka at the Perris Station by calling 951-210-1000.
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