400 grams of methamphetamine, stolen property seized at Temescal Valley residence

Deputies seized a stolen firearm, 400 grams of methamphetamine, and other narcotics at a residence in Temescal Valley. Photo courtesy of the Riverside Sheriff’s Department.

On September 22, deputies responded to the 8600 block of Bedford Motor Way and located a stolen vehicle parked in front of the residence. While speaking with the homeowner, 57-year-old Richard Scott Roberts, deputies could see in plain view a large amount of methamphetamine on a table.

During the service of the search warrant, deputies located approximately 400 grams of methamphetamine, three grams of heroin, a stolen firearm, a stolen vehicle, large amounts of U.S. currency, and other indicia of narcotic sales, according to the Riverside Sheriff’s Department.

Roberts was taken into custody and booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center for sales of narcotics and possession of stolen property. 

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Deputy Yu at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station at 951-245-3300.


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