RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Marijuana Indoor Cultivation Warrant|
|Station Area:||Jurupa Valley|
|Written Date:||October 15, 2020||Time:||5:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||October 14, 2020||Time:||6:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||3400 block of De Forest Cir. In the city of Jurupa Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant R. Armendariz|
Members of the Jurupa Valley Station’s Special Enforcement Teams (SET) representing the cities of Jurupa Valley and Eastvale have been aggressively targeting illegal indoor marijuana grows throughout the cities of Jurupa Valley and Eastvale in 2020.
Deputies assigned to the SET received a complaint regarding possible illegal indoor marijuana cultivation. The SET Deputies investigated and determined that a warehouse property located on the 3400 block of De Forest Cir. In city of Jurupa Valley, had been converted to support and promote illegal indoor marijuana cultivation, and there was evidence that marijuana plants were harvested on the property.
On October 14, 2020, at 7:00 PM, members of the Jurupa Valley station’s SET served a marijuana cultivation related search warrant at the location. They recovered a total amount of 10,133 marijuana plants and 60 pounds of processed marijuana.
34 year old Bruce Young, resident of the city of Eastvale, was arrested for illegal marijuana cultivation, maintaining and operating a drug house, and possession of marijuana for sales. He was booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center.
Jurupa Valley Code Enforcement and Southern California Edison were summoned to the location and they conducted their own separate investigations into various building code violations and electrical hazard violations.
Anyone with further information about this incident is encouraged to call the Special Enforcement Team at the Jurupa Valley Station, 951-955-2600.
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