RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Marijuana Indoor/outdoor Cultivation Warrants|
|Station Area:||Jurupa Valley|
|Written Date:||May 21, 2021||Time:||10:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||May 21, 2021||Time:||4:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||13900 block of Camp Rock., city of Eastvale and the 9600 block of 51st., city of Jurupa Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Armendariz|
|File Number(s):||EV21410040 JV21410063|
Members of the Jurupa Valley Station’s Special Enforcement Teams (SET) representing the cities of Eastvale and Jurupa Valley have been aggressively targeting illegal indoor and outdoor marijuana grows throughout the cities of Eastvale and Jurupa Valley in 2021.
Deputies assigned to the SET team received complaints from residents of the city of Eastvale and Jurupa Valley regarding possible illegal indoor and outdoor marijuana cultivations. The SET deputies investigated and determined that properties located in the 13900 block of Camp Rock., city of Eastvale and the 9600 block of 51st., city of Jurupa Valley, had been converted to support illegal indoor/outdoor marijuana cultivation and there was evidence that marijuana plants were being cultivated on the properties, along with theft of utilities.
On May 21. 2021, at 10:05 AM, members from the Jurupa Valley station’s SET team served two marijuana cultivation related search warrants on the properties located at the above addresses within the cities of Eastvale and Jurupa Valley. During the service of the search warrants, deputies recovered approximately 1,353 marijuana plants and 90 pounds of processed marijuana from the locations. Also, a combined theft of electrical utilities from the residence’s worth $90,000.
The following subjects was arrested for illegal marijuana cultivation, maintaining and operating a drug house, possession of marijuana for sales and theft of utilities. Subsequently, they were booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center:
|Wencong Chen||Hugo Ulices Infante||Julio Cesar Fierros|
Eastvale Code Enforcement and Southern California Edison responded to the location in the city of Eastvale and they conducted their own separate investigations into various building and safety code violations.
Anyone with further information about this incident or if you suspect drug activity in your area, please contact the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s station. The Special Enforcement Team can be reached at 951-955-2600.
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