Three arrested, nearly 2 pounds of meth seized, after trio of Oasis search warrants
OASIS, Calif. — Three of several men accused of violently attacking a man and holding him at gunpoint were arrested as a result of a trio of search warrants that were served at separate homes in the unincorporated community of Oasis this morning, Wednesday, June 9th. The three men, who are all documented criminal street gang members, caused major injuries to the victim, according to Sheriff’s officials.
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At around 5 a.m. this morning, deputies assigned to the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT) and the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), with the assistance of the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (CVVCGTF) and the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team (SET), served the trio of search warrants at a residence in the 68-900 block of Harrison Street, as well as two residence’s in the 76-000 block of Pierce Street, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Mariano Matos III reported after the arrests.
The search warrants stemmed from an assault with a deadly weapon incident that occurred on March 26th that SCVCSDT investigated.
“During the incident, the victim was held at gunpoint while he was assaulted by numerous suspects which resulted in major injuries to the victim,” Mariano explained.
Three documented criminal street gang members were arrested as a result of three search warrants that also led to the seizure of nearly two pounds of methamphetamine early this morning in Oasis. Riverside County Sheriff’s Department photo
During their subsequent investigation, SCVCSDT identified three suspects, Albin Tadeo, 25, Jesus Garcia Rodriguez, 18, and Diego Marquez Martinez, 24, all from Oasis.
“All three suspects were taken into custody during the search warrants,” Mariano said; adding that approximately 1.8 pounds of methamphetamine and evidence of narcotics sales were located and seized at one of the residences.
All three suspects were later booked at the John Benoit Detention Center in the city of Indio for assault with a deadly weapon, criminal conspiracy, aggravated mayhem, and participating in a criminal street gang.
Jesus Rodriguez was also booked for possession of methamphetamine for sale.
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Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy Perez with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at (760)863-8990, or Crime Stoppers at (760)341-STOP (7867). Callers can refer to incident file number C201170037 and can remain anonymous.
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Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)
During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.
Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.
Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.