RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Marijuana Indoor Cultivation Warrants|
|Station Area:||Jurupa Valley|
|Written Date:||November 19, 2019||Time:||1:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||November 18, 2019||Time:||8:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||Multiple Locations throughout the cities of Jurupa Valley and Eastvale|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Armendariz|
|File Number(s):|| JV193220041, EV193220060, EV193220074|
Members of the Jurupa Valley Station’s Special Enforcement Teams (SET) representing the cities of Jurupa Valley and Eastvale have been aggressively targeting illegal indoor marijuana grows throughout the cities of Eastvale and Jurupa Valley in 2019.
On November 18 2019, at 8:00 AM, members from the Jurupa Valley station’s SET conducted marijuana eradication search warrants at the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco. They served three residential search warrants within the cities of Eastvale and Jurupa Valley.
Deputies recovered a total amount of 2,632 marijuana plants. The estimated combined full harvest street value was $4,140,000. Also, a combined theft of electrical utilities from the residences worth $102,237. Jurupa Valley and Eastvale Cities Code Enforcement were summoned to the locations and they conducted their own separate investigations into various building code violations.
The following subjects were arrested for illegal marijuana cultivation and possession with intent to sell and theft of utilities. Subsequently, they were booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center:
- Tchang, Tom 63-year old resident of the city of Alhambra.
- Tchang, Bill 25-year old resident of the city of Alhambra.
- Jingzi, Hu 40-year old resident of the city of Rowland Heights.
- Guohui, Xu, 60-year old resident of the city of Rowalnd Heights.
- Zhuo, Yu, 66-year old resident of the city of Los Angeles.
- Daxing, Ye, 60-year old resident of the city of Eastvale.
- Liu, Jin ,57-year old resident of the city of Eastvale.
Anyone with further information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputies Hughes, Boggs and Rosales at the Jurupa Valley Station, 951-955-2600.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions. If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at www.joinrsd.org or call 1-888-Join-RSD