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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Search Warrant



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Search Warrant
Station Area:Wildomar
Written Date:May 6, 2021Time:6:00 PM
Incident Date:May 6, 2021Time:2:00 PM
Incident Location:36600 block of Loring Road, Wildomar
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jeff Reese
File Number(s):WI211260044


On May 6, 2021, the Lake Elsinore Station Special Enforcement Team served a search warrant in the 36600 block of Loring Road, in the city of Wildomar. During the service of the search warrant a total of 1000 marijuana plants were located, along with one hundred pounds of processed marijuana, a loaded .22 caliber rifle, a large sum of U.S. currency and several items used in manufacturing firearms.

Rafael Penton age 55, a resident of Wildomar and Sarahi Del Valle, age 49, a resident of Wildomar, were arrested at the location and transported to the Cois Byrd Detention Center and booked on the charges of marijuana cultivation, and marijuana possession for 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.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

Rafael Penton
Sarahi Del Valle

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