Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release AOD 1812C-3588

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Issuing Employee: Commander Paul Herrera – 760-770-0308 –
Type of Case: Assist other Agency – Clandestine Lab investigation / Case #1812C-3588

Date/Time Reported: December 17, 2018 / 5:54 AM
Location of Occurrence: 69800 Block of Sunny Lane, Cathedral City


Name:  Frederick Carl Victorero
Age:       27
City of Residence:  Cathedral City

Synopsis of Incident

United States Postal Inspectors served an arrest warrant at 69831 Sunny Lane.  They were assisted by the Cathedral City Police Department in the service of the warrant.  The above listed subject is suspected of assaulting a US Postal worker and stealing a package from the worker, which occurred in the City of Desert Hot Springs.  During the warrant service at 0630 hours today, evidence of a marijuana honey-oil extraction-lab was located inside the residence.  This included clandestine lab equipment and marijuana plants.  Finished product was located inside the residence, along with several weapons, State of California non-compliant, high-capacity magazines and a large amount of ammunition.   Victorero was renting the residence along with his girlfriend (unidentified) who was not arrested. Vitorero was taken into custody for the arrest warrant and charged with 18 U.S. Code 111.  Other Federal Law Enforcement Agencies responded to the scene to participate in and complete the illegal lab operation investigation, which is continuing at this time.

End of media release.

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