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Posted on: September 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Drug Hous Condemned During Narcotics Search Warrant


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Drug House Condemned During Narcotics Search Warrant
Station Area:Gang Task Force
Written Date:09/27/19Time:4:30 PM
Incident Date:09/27/19Time:1:00 PM
Incident Location:52000 block of Oasis Palm in Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s):GE192700001


On Friday, September 27, 2019, at 1:00 P.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force conducted a narcotics related search warrant in the 52000 block of Oasis Palm in the city of Coachella.  During the service of the search warrant Task Force Officers seized approximately 2 pounds of pre-packaged marijuana, heroin, approximately $6,000.00 in cash and evidence of illegal sales of narcotics.  Three dogs were found living in deplorable conditions in the backyard of the residence and were subsequently seized by Animal Control and taken for medical evaluation.  Code Enforcement responded to the residence and deemed it unsafe for habitation after several illegal and unsafe conditions were identified at the residence.  Additionally, it was discovered that the occupants were stealing electricity by bypassing the meter at the residence.  No occupants were present at the residence during the service of the search warrant and the investigation is currently ongoing.


The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer James at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601. 

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 at Gang Activity Form.

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