Stolen weapons, narcotics discovered during Riverside search warrant
RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Department narcotics detectives served a search warrant at a residence located in the 3800 Block of 5th Street, in Riverside, Tuesday, June 28. Detectives had identified the residence while conducting a long-term investigation into methamphetamine sales taking place in the downtown area.
During the service of the warrant, officials three subjects detained. As a result of their investigation, detectives arrested Kyle Andrew Dean Sexton, 25, of Riverside.
Detective Levesque and his K9 partner “Link” conducted a search and located individual packaged small amounts of methamphetamine indicative of illegal narcotic sales. Officials also located and recovered a stolen handgun, a stolen rifle, and an illegally modified, eleven-inch, sawed-off shotgun inside the residence.
Sexton was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for sales of methamphetamine, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of prohibited firearm, felony probation violation, and committing a felony while out on bail.
Sexton os being held in lieu of $50,000 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned at the Riverside Hall of Justice July 1.
According to Riverside Police officials, this is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about the investigation is encouraged to contact Detective Jeffery Acosta at (951) 353-7216.
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