RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Search Warrant/Indoor Marijuana Grow|
|Written Date:||February 11, 2021||Time:||8:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 11, 2021||Time:||3:45 PM|
|Incident Location:||23100 block of Palomar Street, Wildomar|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Jeff Reese|
On February 11, 2021, deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Station Special Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a residence in the 23100 block of Palomar Street, in the city of Wildomar, reference a narcotics investigation.
During the service of the search warrant a large scale indoor marijuana grow was located. Approximately 3000 marijuana plants, one hundred pounds of processed marijuana, four unregistered firearms, two ballistic vests, and indicia of the sales of narcotics were located.
Jared Barbosa (33 years of age) a resident of the city of Wildomar, was arrested. Barbosa was transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center and booked on the charges of marijuana cultivation and marijuana sales.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Carlson at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station (951) 245-3300.
As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff's Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.
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