On February 3, 2021, deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) served a search warrant at a smog shop in the 16500 block of Lakeshore Drive, in the city of Lake Elsinore, reference a narcotics investigation.
During the service of the search warrant, approximately 3 ounces of heroin, one handgun, a large sum of U.S. currency and other indicia of sales of narcotics were located. Raymond Fernandez (46 years of age) a resident of the city of Lake Elsinore, was arrested.
Fernandez was transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center and booked on the charges of possession of narcotics for sales.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Yu at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station (951) 245-3300.
As a reminder, “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.
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