On May 6th, 2021

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and CDFW Search for Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Three firearms seized, two arrested

RIVERSIDE COUNTY - On May 5, 2021, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife served five marijuana cultivation related search warrants at five separate residences/ properties located in the following unincorporated area of Hemet and Aguanga:

32400 block of Weber Way, Hemet

42200 block of Minto Way, Hemet

42900 block of Minto Way, Hemet

41700 block of Pastime Lane, Aguanga

40500 block of Beaver Avenue, Aguanga

During the service of the search warrants, approximately 11,809 plants were eradicated, and 1,865 pounds of processed marijuana was collected, for a total combined weight of approximately one and a half tons. Three firearms (two handguns and one shotgun) were also collected for evidence.

“Law enforcement officers face great possible danger when serving search warrants,” said California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) President Alan Barcelona.  “These search warrants are served to protect the surrounding community, environment and those growers who have the proper permits and licenses.”

The following suspects were arrested for Marijuana Cultivation, (charges will be filed with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office):

Kraig Guay, 42, of Aguanga

Joseph Sem, 46, of Aguanga

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