January 16th, 2014
MURRIETA – In January 2014, the California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) Inland Crackdown Allied Task Force (INCA) infiltrated a Mexican drug trafficking organization based in Hemet.
On Jan. 10, suspects Donaciano Ramirez-Guerra, Jovanny Aguirre and Jorge H. Guzman were arrested by members of the Inland Crackdown Allied Task Force (INCA) and the Murrieta Police Department Special Enforcement Team after they delivered 50 pounds of methamphetamine (gross weight) to an undercover task force officer.
The operation took place in the City of Murrieta.
Ramirez-Guerra, Aguirre and Guzman were booked into the Southwest Riverside County Adult Detention Center pending the filing of charges for H&S 11379 – Transportation of Methamphetamine, Possession for Sales of Methamphetamine and PC 182- Conspiracy.
Bail was set at $1,000,000 for each suspect.
The street value of the 50 pounds of methamphetamine is estimated at $5,000,000. The Inland Crackdown Allied Task Force (INCA) is a multi-agency task force with participation by federal, state and local agencies targeting major Colombian and Mexican drug cartels within the Inland Empire region of the Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
The Murrieta Police Department currently participates on the task force. This seizure represents the significant achievements that can be obtained when local, state and federal law enforcement partners work together to keep communities drug free.