RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Marijuana Cultivation & Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm|
|Written Date:||February 14, 2020||Time:||12:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 14, 2020||Time:||9:00 AM|
|Incident Location:||22200 Block of Markham Street, Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Victor Pierson|
At the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, on February 14, 2020, deputies from the Perris Station Special Enforcement Team served an illegal marijuana cultivation search warrant in the 22200 Block of Markham Street, in the unincorporated area of Riverside County known as Mead Valley. As a result of the search warrant, 1,094 marijuana plants in various stages of growth were located inside several greenhouses on the property. All plants were subsequently eradicated. In addition to the marijuana plants, deputies located a firearm inside the main residence. The owner of the property, 64 year-old Alonzo Ivory of Mead Valley, was arrested for illegal marijuana cultivation and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is committed to improving the quality of life for all who reside in the community. “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Patrick Barr at the Perris Station by calling 951-210-1120.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.
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