RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Gang Task Force
|52000 block of Calle Camacho, Coachella
|Sgt. Paul Heredia
On Friday, August 1, 2019, at 11:30 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force served a narcotics related search warrant near the 52000 block of Calle Camacho in Coachella. During the service of the search warrant, Task Force Officers seized marijuana, concentrated cannabis, and methamphetamine. Additionally, evidence of narcotics sales occurring at the residence was collected including pre-packaged marijuana and approximately $6,200.00 in cash. Documented gang member Michael Penalber, 64 of Coachella was arrested for Possession of Marijuana for Sales and Possession of Methamphetamine. Nicolas Penalber, 19 of Coachella was arrested for Possession of Marijuana for Sales. Matthew Renteria, 19 of Los Angeles was also arrested for Possession of Marijuana for Sales. All three subjects were booked at 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 Heidt 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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