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Posted on: December 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales Arrest 
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:December 4, 2019Time:10:40 PM
Incident Date:December 4, 2019Time:1:14 PM
Incident Location:79000 Block of Highway 111, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant David Aldrich
File Number(s):LA193380055


Matthew Braden

On Wednesday, December 04, 2019, at 1:14 PM, The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team conducted a pedestrian check in the 79000 block of Highway 111, in the city of La Quinta. During the pedestrian check, it was discovered Matthew Braden, 27-years-old of Bermuda Dune, was in possession of approximately 21.5 grams of methamphetamine, with the intent to sale. Braden was booked at the county jail in Indio. 

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

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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