RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Narcotic Seizure & Arrest|
|Station Area:||Edgemont, Moreno Valley, Sunnymead|
|Written Date:||03/06/2020||Time:||5:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||03/05/2020||Time:||4:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||1000 block of S. A Street, Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sgt. Jerry Abbott|
On March 5, 2020, at 4:00 PM, a deputy assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Moreno Valley Station – Special Enforcement Team Gang Unit, concluded a month-long investigation regarding a documented gang member selling illegal narcotics within the communities of Riverside County. The investigation resulted in the seizure of approximately 12,000 ecstasy pills and several thousand dollars. The ecstasy pills seized has an approximate street value of $240,000.
The incident lead to the arrest of Terrence McCowan (35 years) of Perris, Donqueisha Williams (31 years) of Perris, and Howard Whitfield (28 years) of Lynwood. Donqueisha and Terrance were charged with felony child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance for sale, conspiracy to sell a controlled substance, and maintaining and/or operating a drug residence. Howard was charged with transportation of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale, and conspiracy to sell a controlled substance. All three suspects were booked into jail at the Robert Presley Detention Center.
The Moreno Valley Station Gang Unit is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of all criminal activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Deputy Hoon at the Moreno Valley Station at (951) 486-6700.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.
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