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Posted on: December 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Possession of Methamphetamine and a Controlled Substance for Sales Arrest

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Possession of Methamphetamine and a Controlled Substance for Sales Arrest 
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:December 2, 2019Time:10:40 PM
Incident Date:December 2, 2019Time:5:20 PM
Incident Location:79100 Block of Highway 111, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant David Aldrich
File Number(s):LA193360058


Details: 

On Monday, December 2, 2019, at 5:20 PM, The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team responded to a disturbance in the 79100 block of Highway 111, in the city of La Quinta. During the investigation, it was discovered a theft had occurred at a local business. Lena Briseno-Deleon, 27-years-old of Indio, Steven Ponce, 33-years-old of Coachella and Louie Hernandez, 33 of Indio were detained. The primary suspect was not located. During the investigation, Briseno-Deleon was found to be in possession of 14 grams of methamphetamine, a violation of the terms of her probation, and placed under arrest. Ponce was found to be in possession of 98 pills that are a schedule four controlled substance, a violation of the terms of his post community release supervision (PRCS) and placed under arrest. Hernandez had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.  He too was placed under arrest. Briseno-Deleon was booked at the county jail in Indio for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to sale. Ponce was booked at the county jail in Indio for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sale. Hernandez was booked at the county Jail in Indio for his outstanding warrant.


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Steven Ponce
Lena Briseno-Deleon
Louie Hernandez


The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team is asking anyone with additional information to contact Deputy Iniguez at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760)-863-8990.

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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