Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ken Hoon
File # D230470036
|Joseph Rene Perez
On Thursday, February 16, at 12:18 PM, deputies from the San Jacinto and Hemet Sheriff’s Station served a search warrant on a residence within the 44000 block of Highway 74, Hemet, in regards to a drug sales investigation. Through the search warrant, deputies seized 16 grams of powder Fentanyl, five grams of methamphetamine, one unserialized 9mm Polymer-80 handgun containing a loaded high-capacity extended magazine, and a stolen Smith & Wesson 45 caliber handgun. Joseph Rene Perez, age 37 of Hemet, was arrested and booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility for a multitude of firearm and drug charges including:
- Sales of Controlled Substances While Armed
- Sales of Multiple Controlled Substances
- Possession of Stolen Property
- Altering Firearm Identification Number
The investigation is currently on-going and no further information will be released at this time. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact Deputies Murray or Calvillo at the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station at 951-654-2702.
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