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Posted on: January 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Illegal Marijuana Grow



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Illegal Marijuana Grow
Station Area:
Lake Elsinore
Written Date:January 20, 2022Time:5:00 PM
Incident Date:January 20, 2022Time:3:00 PM
Incident Location:19400 block of Palomar Court, Lake Elsinore
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jeff Reese
File Number(s):L220200117

Patrick Alves


On January 20, 2022, the Lake Elsinore Station Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 19400 block of Palomar Court, in the city of Lake Elsinore. During the investigation a large-scale indoor marijuana grow was located along with several marijuana plants in various stages of growth and a large amount of U.S currency.

Patrick Alves, age 35, a resident of Lake Elsinore was transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center and booked on the charges of marijuana cultivation and possession of marijuana for sales.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Enriquez 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.

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