RIVERSIDE – The University Neighborhood Enhancement Team (UNET) made an arrest of a man and woman for the possession of drugs along with other violations. On the afternoon of June 22nd, UNET officers responded to a report indicating that there were two people believed to be selling drugs in an apartment complex in the 1000 block of Blaine Street.
It was also reported that one of the suspects may have been armed with a small handgun. Officers made contact with the suspects and did a records check. Both suspects were found to be on probation and felony warrants, Riverside PD officials said. They also learned that the male suspect has a 15-year-old Mexican warrant for murder. The female has two felony warrants for drug violations.
During a vehicle search, officers were able to locate a large amount of suspected methamphetamine, heroin as well as a large amount of cash. The two were taken into custody and booked into jail. Riverside resident, 38-year old Jesus Briceno was booked for the outstanding warrant, as well as drug and probation violations. Interpol and the U.S. Marshall’s Office were notified that Briceno was taken into custody due to the murder warrant. Riverside resident, 26-year-old Tiffany Chavez was booked into jail for outstanding warrants as well as drug and probation warrants.
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