Illegal Cannabis Dispensary In Riverside Raided

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jonathan Bodnar

File # JV231240123

Details:

On Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 5:30 p.m., deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) responded to the 1700 block of Production Circle regarding a disturbance. Upon deputies’ arrival, numerous subjects attempted to flee, but several were detained. Jurupa Valley SET deputies located evidence of an illegal/unlicensed marijuana dispensary and secured the location. Jurupa Valley SET deputies obtained a search warrant for the property and requested assistance from the Riverside Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET).

During the service of the search warrant, deputies located approximately 115 pounds of processed marijuana, 10 pounds of psilocybin mushrooms, 100 pounds of marijuana concentrate, 2,400 marijuana vapes, and 1,200 edible marijuana items. The estimated value of the seized items was determined to be over $1,000,000.

The investigation is ongoing, and the Jurupa Valley Station SET is asking anyone with additional information on this case to contact Deputy Butler at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 955–2600.

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 911 if the matter is an emergency. Illegal activity can also be reported through the We-Tip Crime Reporting Hotline, (909) 987–5005.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

https://www.riversidesheriff.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=4474

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