RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Marijuana Cultivation Search Warrant|
|Written Date:||November 11, 2020||Time:||2:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||November 11, 2020||Time:||7:30 AM|
|Incident Location:||1500 block of W. San Jacinto Ave, Perris, CA|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Orlando Castaneda |
On October 5, 2020, deputies from the Perris Station Special Enforcement Team learned of an illegal marijuana grow operating on the 1500 block of W. San Jacinto Ave., in the city of Perris. The investigation led deputies to obtain a search warrant for the property. The search warrant was served on November 11, 2020. Upon arriving at the location, deputies detained the following people on the property:
- Bryan Santoyo 19-year-old of Perris
- Jose Antonio Ochoa 40-year-old of Perris
- Julio Cesar Ochoa 36-year-old of Perris
- Carlos Rene Ochoa 36-year-old of Perris
- Jesus Esteban Lopez 42-year-old of Perris
- Carlos Humberto Lopez 45-year-old of Perris
- Abraham Diaz Lopez 32-year-old of Perris
- Francisco Avalos 33-year-old of Perris
- Roman Cervantes Zavala 34-year-old of Perris
- Pedro Ines Morfin 28- year-old of Perris
- Alvaro Armas Villa 29-year-old of Perris
- Lauro Ivan Villa 24-year-old of Perris
- Omar Geovany Villa 30-year-old of Perris
- Jose Carmen Aleman Molina 20-year old of Milpitas
- Jacinto Molina Garcia 24-year-old of Milpitas
A search of the property yielded 1,340 marijuana plants in various stages of growth, 247 pounds of processed marijuana, over $8,000.00 in U.S. currency and six firearms. All marijuana plants were eradicated from the property. All males detained were subsequently arrested and booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center.
The goal of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is to keep all of our citizens safe while also improving the quality of life for those residing within the community. Illegal marijuana cultivation negatively impacts the neighborhoods, property value and environment. It diminishes and poisons the water table and pesticides adversely affecting the health of neighboring residents. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has a zero-tolerance policy for these offenses. If you suspect drug activity in your area, please contact your local Sheriff’s Station.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy Rabago at 951-210-1122 or Deputy Hinkle at 951- 210-1116.
For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.
|Bryan Santoyo||Jose Antonio Ochoa||Julio Cesar Ochoa||Carlos Rene Ochoa||Jesus Esteban Lopez|
|Carlos Humberto Lopez||Abraham Diaz Lopez||Francisco Avalos||Roman Cervantes Zavala||Pedro Ines Morfin|
|Alvaro Armas Villa||Lauro Ivan Villa||Omar Geovany Villa||Jose Carmen Aleman Molina||Jacinto Molina Garcia|