RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Narcotic Sales and Weapon Arrest|
|Station Area:||Gang Task Force - Region 4 - Murrieta / Temecula / Wildomar|
|Written Date:||February 6, 2020||Time:||12:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 5, 2020||Time:||6:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||Lakeview Terrace / Tokay Road, Wildomar|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant S. Dyer|
|File Number(s):||GS2000360001 - 3|
On February 5, 2020 during the evening hours, members of the Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force and the Central PACT Team conducted a probation search at a residence near the intersection of Tokay Road and Lakeview Terrace in Wildomar. Several people were detained at the location. One male resident identified as Ismael Benavides was found in possession of almost an ounce of methamphetamine and heroin. A loaded shotgun along with ammunition was also recovered at Benavides’ residence. He was arrested on several weapon and narcotic sales charges. Two other subjects at the location were arrested on separate narcotic possession charges as well.
Ismael Benavides – Wildomar Resident
11378 HS Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales
11350 HS Possession of a Controlled Substance
11370.1 HS Possession of a Controlled Substance While Armed
If you have any information related to this investigation or if you have information related to gang or illegal weapon related activity in your neighborhood, you can contact Sergeant Steve Dyer at the Murrieta-Temecula Regional Gang Task Force at 951-461-6363. You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website at Narc\. The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several law enforcement agencies with the goal of combating criminal street gangs.
The Riverside County Gang Task Force is a collaborative effort of several local and countywide law enforcement agencies with the goal of providing safe and secure communities free of violent crime and gang violence.
You may also provide information anonymously through the Riverside County Gang Task Force website using the Gang Activity 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