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Posted on: December 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Marijuana Cultivation Search Warrants

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Marijuana Cultivation Search Warrants
Station Area:Hemet
Written Date:December 2, 2019Time:4:15 PM
Incident Date:December 2, 2019Time:6:00 AM
Incident Location:59700 Block of Burnt Valley Road, Hemet
Reporting Officer:Lieutenant Campa
File Number(s):Several


Details: 

On December 02, 2019, at the direction of Sheriff Bianco, personnel from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station, with the assistance of Riverside County Code Enforcement, The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Riverside County District Attorney’s Investigations Bureau, served seven marijuana cultivation search warrants in the unincorporated county area known as Anza.     

During the service, 3957 plants and 57 pounds of processed marijuana were collected for a total of approximately two tons.     

The goal of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is to keep all of our citizens safe while also improving the quality of life for those residing within the community.  Marijuana cultivation negatively impacts the environment in many ways including diminishing and poisoning the water table and pesticides adversely affecting the health of neighboring residents.  The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has a zero-tolerance policy for these offenses.  If you suspect drug activity in your area, please contact your local Sheriff’s Station.  The Hemet Sheriff’s Station can be reached at (951) 791-3400 and the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station can be reached at (951) 766-2400.



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

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