3800 Marijuana Plants and 1700 Pounds of Processed Marijuana Eradicated

On May 11, 2022, personnel from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Riverside County Code Enforcement, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife served a marijuana cultivation related search warrant in the unincorporated county area of Sage.  While conducting the search, approximately 3800 marijuana plants and 1700 pounds of processed marijuana was eradicated from several indoor and outdoor structures. This location was previously permitted to produce but the county permit expired several months ago.

Reckless Driver Collides with Sheriff’s Patrol Vehicle

On May 10, 2022, about 12:06 a.m., deputies driving a marked black and white Sheriff’s patrol vehicle were traveling east on Alessandro Blvd., in the city of Moreno Valley. As they approached the intersection of Lasselle Ave., they observed a white Nissan coupe doing burn-outs (commonly referred to as donuts) in the intersection.

$6,500.00 Worth of Stolen Property Recovered During Theft Investigation

On April 18, 2022, deputies responded to a business located in the 1100 Block of 6 Street, Norco, regarding a grand theft investigation. During the investigation, it was determined the suspect entered the property of the closed business, and stole numerous items used in agricultural and animal husbandry.

In drought-ravaged California, water use is up dramatically

California’s water use jumped dramatically in March, state officials said Tuesday, as one of the driest stretches on record prompted a wave of homeowners to start watering their lawns earlier than usual in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pleas for conservation amid a severe drought.

Fatal Traffic Collision

On May 9, 2022, about 12:40 AM, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Moreno Valley Station, responded to Pigeon Pass Road, south of Hemlock Avenue regarding the report of a deceased subject lying on the ground.