RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Search Warrant / Narcotics Sales|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||September 8, 2021||Time:||2:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||September 8, 2021||Time:||9:03 AM|
|Incident Location:||24000 block of Beal Ave., Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Marcos Acosta|
On September 8, 2021, about 9:03 AM, deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Teams, responded to the above location reference a warrant service related to narcotics sales. During the service of the warrant, approximately 4 pounds of methamphetamine, $15,000 in cash and other items indicative of narcotics sales were located. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Drug Endangered Children Team (DEC) responded and assisted with the investigation reference minors (10 and 3 years) living at the location.
Martha Lepez, 41 years of age, was arrested at the location for narcotic sales and child endangerment. She was later booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center.
The goal of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is to improve the quality of life for those residing within the communities we serve. “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Deputy Damian Chavez at the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station by calling 951-486-6700.
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