RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Possession for Sales of a Controlled Substance and Weapon on School Grounds|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||11/05/19||Time:||4:45 PM|
|Incident Date:||11/05/19||Time:||11:24 PM|
|Incident Location:||Sunnymead Middle School, 23996 Eucalyptus, Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Victor Tejeda|
On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, about 11:24 AM, the School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to the Sunnymead Middle School received information of a student selling drugs on school property.
The ensuing investigation led to the identification of a 13-year-old male student. The student was detained and interviewed. During the interview, the student admitted to being in possession of drugs, and was found to have Marijuana, Xanax, a scale, and a pocket knife.
The suspect was arrested and booked into the Riverside County Juvenile Hall for possession for sales of a controlled substance and for having a weapon on school grounds.
At the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is committed to the safety and security of our youth and takes a zero-tolerance approach to criminal acts on school grounds and in our community. Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Tejeda at the Moreno Valley Station at (951) 486-6700.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions. If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at www.joinrsd.org or call 1-888-Join-RSD