RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Possession of Marijuana for Sale, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Burglary Tools, Violation of Probation|
|Written Date:||January 8, 2020||Time:||4:50 PM|
|Incident Date:||January 8, 2020||Time:||3:36 AM|
|Incident Location:||North Perris Boulevard and West Nuevo Road, Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Steve Staton|
On January 8, 2020 at approximately 3:36 A.M., an alert Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, assigned to the city of Perris, observed a suspicious vehicle at a gas station located at North Perris Boulevard and West Nuevo Road, in the city of Perris. A computer check of the vehicle’s license plate revealed the vehicle had been stolen two days prior. The deputy detained the driver of the vehicle. The driver was identified as Victor Hernandez, age 27, from the city of Perris. Hernandez is currently on Riverside County probation. Other deputies responded to the scene and a search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 3.5 lbs. of marijuana, small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, numerous syringes and burglary tools. Hernandez was arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on numerous charges. The vehicle was returned to the owner.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages all citizens to report any suspicious activity. Anyone with additional information is urged to call Corporal Rice at Riverside County Sheriff’s dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000.
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