RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Narcotics and Drug Money Seized During Search Warrant|
|Station Area:||Palm Desert|
|Written Date:||November 3, 2021||Time:||7:15 PM|
|Incident Date:||November 3, 2021||Time:||12:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||74000 block of El Cortez Way in Palm Desert|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Paul Heredia|
On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 12:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a search warrant at a residence located in the 74000 block of El Cortez Way in Palm Desert. During the service of the search warrant Gang Task Force Officers located several hundred suspected fentanyl pills as well as suspected methamphetamine and cocaine. Gang Task Force Officers located items indicative of illegal narcotics sales and seized approximately $14,000.00 in cash. Convicted felon Jeramey Payne, 28 of Palm Desert was arrested for Possession of Narcotics for Sales and Violation of State Parole. Payne was subsequently booked at John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.
The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (CVVCGTF) 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 Coddington at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Taskforce Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.
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